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Frontier Humor in Verse, Prose and Picture

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Frontier Humor in Verse, Prose and Picture by Palmer Cox is a delightful collection of humorous stories, poems, and illustrations that capture the spirit of the American frontier. Cox's wit and charm shine through in every page, making this book a joy to read.

The stories and poems in this collection are both clever and entertaining, offering a glimpse into the everyday life of pioneers and frontiersmen. The illustrations that accompany the text add an extra layer of humor and whimsy, bringing the characters and settings to life in a way that words alone cannot.

What sets this book apart is its ability to evoke a sense of nostalgia for a bygone era while still being thoroughly entertaining and engaging for modern readers. Cox's writing is timeless, and his humor is sure to tickle the funny bone of readers of all ages.

Overall, Frontier Humor in Verse, Prose and Picture is a charming and light-hearted read that is perfect for anyone looking for a bit of laughter and whimsy. Cox's wit and storytelling make this book a true gem that is sure to bring a smile to your face.

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Also known for his "Brownies" books, Canadian humorist Palmer Cox give us a delightful collection of humorous verse and short prose vignettes. From the publisher's preface, "thrice happy is the man who, having seen, can tell the fun; and having told, can picture it for others’ eyes and so roll on the rollicking humor, for the brightening of a world already far too sad." - Summary by Larry Wilson

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