Cdv: Rafael J. De Cordova--american Journalist, Lecturer, And Humorist Of 1870s
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Cdv: Rafael J. De Cordova--american Journalist, Lecturer, And Humorist Of 1870s:
J. DE CORDOVA--AMERICAN JOURNALIST, LECTURER,AND HUMORIST OF THE 1870S--PHOTOGRAPHER J.GURNEY & SON OF NY. WINNING buyer PREPAYS AND PAYS $3 S/H WITHIN USA AND $4 INTERNATIONAL.
Rafael J. de Cordova (1824-1908)
R. J. de Cordova was a journalist, author and popular lecturer much in demand for his essays and humorous lectures. Some of his lectures were collected in a book entitled "The Wit and Humor of the 70's," (1939). De Cordova also worked in the importing business. With his son Julian de Cordova, he was responsible for innovations in the importing of tea from China and Japan for the Great Atlantic Tea