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Down the Line with John Henry, 1st Ed., 1901

Written by Hugh McHugh, pseudonym for George V. Hobart. Published by G.W. Dillingham Co, New York. 1901. First edition.

Pictorial jacket. Illustrated by McKee Barclay. 110 pages.

Hugh McHugh, a pseudonym for George V. Hobart was a popular comic author of the period, but especially noted for being a prolific write, lyricist, director, producer, arranger for the musical and dramatic theater on Broadway. McKee Barclay was a noted cartoonist and illustrator at the turn of the  century for The Baltimore Sunand the Philadelphia Sunday Press, Cartoons Magazine,The New York Herald, among others.

Written in the slang of the day. Most of the stories deal with sports including golf. A real education.

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