Title Information At the Circulating Library

Author and Title: Paul Patterson. The Playfair Papers: or, Brother Jonathan, "the smartest nation in all creation"

Serialization: Part Issue, 4 parts, May-August 1840 (monthly; unfinished)

First Edition: London: Saunders and Otley, 1841. 3 volumes, post 8vo., 31s. 6d.

Summary: Illustrated by Robert Cruikshank.

References: Bodleian; BL; EC