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Author Name:    (Kountz, William J; publisher; 1867-1899)

Title:   BILLY BAXTER'S LETTERS: (In New York). Issued by the Duquesne Distributing Co. to show its great love for the American people, and to incidentally advertise the Red Raven Splits

Book Condition:   Good

Publisher:    (Harmarville, PA: Duquesne Distributing Co., 1899). 1899).

Seller ID:   13909

(Harmarville, PA: Duquesne Distributing Co., 1899).. 1899).. Good. - 12mo [6 inches high by 3-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in printed tan wraps. The wraps are chipped & darkened around the edges. There is an owner's faded ink name on the front wrap. 23 pages. The top page corners are lightly bumped & the page edges are darkened. "Boston Pharmacy, 67 Main St" is stamped on the front wrap. Good.

"Billy Baxter's Letters" was a humorous series published by the soft drinks Duquesne Distributing Company to advertise their products. The publisher's preface states that "In New York" is the last of the series for the present. A running head along the top of each pair of pages reads: "Will head off headaches. Red Raven Splits. / For High Livers' Livers. Red Raven Splits."

ADVERTISING; HUMOR; BILLY BAXTER'S LETTERS; IN NEW YORK; WILLIAM J. KOUNTZ, JR.; DUQUESNE DISTRIBUTING COMPANY; MINERAL WATER; RED RAVEN SPLITS; 19TH CENTURY; NINETEENTH CENTURY.



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