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From Ponkapog To Pesth

By: Aldrich, T. B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1883

Edition: 1st Edition; 13th Printing

Seller ID: 25999

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Prologue: The reader will probably not find Ponkapog set down in any but the very latest gazetteer. It is the Indian name of a little New England village [in Massachusetts], from which the writer sallied forth, a while ago, on a pilgrimage beyond the sea. Ponkapog scarcely merits a description, and Pesth [pronounced Pest, in Hungary]-- the farthest point east to which his wanderings led him -- has been too often described. He is thus happily relieved of the onus of making strictly good the title of these papers, whose chief merit, indeed, is that they treat of neither Pesth nor Ponkapog. Spine... View more info