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Jones, Major

Doing' a sheriff.

Glasgow ; & London : Cameron & Ferguson, [1876?]
Physical Description:
24 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PS648.S5 M97 1876
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Contemporary publisher's advertisements for the "Yankee comic tales" series attribute authorship to "Major Jones."
The series is dated "[1876]" in the Catalogue of the Printed Books in the Library of the British Museum, volume 25.
Title from illustrated wrappers.
BAC: British Art Center copy in publisher's original illustrated paper wrappers. Publisher's advertisement on back cover. Cased with 8 other titles in the Yankee comic tales series.
Subject Terms:
American wit and humor.
Short stories, American.
Chromolithographs -- 1876.
Publishers' advertisements -- Scotland -- Glasgow -- 1876.
Wit and humor.
Short stories.
Cameron and Ferguson, publisher.

  • The "experience" of the blacksmith of the mountain pass
  • Mississippi legislature
  • Smoking a grizzly
  • Where Joe Meriweather went to
  • Electricity as a temperance agent
  • "Doing" a sheriff.

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