Lot 360Military satire manuscript written in the form of...

Auction Date: 26/11/2014 at 01pm



Military satire manuscript written in the form of a menu c1798, being a satirical and somewhat bawdy view of the life of a soldier at the time. Tall folio, split along folds, modern binding. The ‘menu’ is divided into numerous courses commencing ‘Melancholy Soup with Crooked Sarah’ with a later course entitled ‘The reward of a soldier – The loss of a wife and the gain of a husband in jelly.’

Guide Price: £40.00 - £60.00

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