A Slight Sense of Outrage 1955 Charles W. Morton ~ caustic essays by Atlantic Monthly humorist ~ First Edition


Title: A Slight Sense of Outrage

Author: Charles W. Morton

Description: Stated First Edition. Yellow cloth spine, boards with blue papered sides. Previous owner's bookplate on ffep and blind-stamp on title page. Lightly marked price on ffep, else interior is clean. Dust jacket chipped at head of spine; shows general edgewear; not price clipped ($3.50); in an archival mylar sleeve. 218 pages.

''A peppery collection of short, caustic essays on some of the foibles of civilization which vex him [Morton], and this includes practically all the bewildering antics of the American female'' (The Oregonian, June 3, 1955). Many of these pieces previously appeared in the pages of Punch, Woman's Day, and The Atlantic Monthly, during the period of 1951 to 1955.

Charles Walton Morton (1899-1967) was an American journalist and humorist, and served as the Associate Editor of The Atlantic Monthly between 1941 and 1967.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Good

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company
Place: Philadelphia and New York
Year: 1955

Keywords: American humorists, humor,

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