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Original publisher's red cloth binding. 4 1/2" x 7." 222 pages, complete. Index in the back organized by the first word of each saying. Front free endpaper has an inscription written in black ink, dated to 1899, saying: "Isa A. We Pledge, July 4th, 1899, M. H. F., 'There's a time to laugh." Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Red ribbon bookmark laid-in. Pages are very clean and intact. Covers and spine are very clean and intact overall. Small chip on fore-edge of back cover. Spine a little bit faded. One of the front pages says the following: "The mission of this book is not to mar the bloom of familiar sayings, but to measure, in a witty and humorous way, by varying lights and shades, their meaning and application."
Title: Wit and Humor of Familiar Sayings
Edition: 1st Edition
Publisher: Chicago, IL, S. C. Griggs and Company: 1895
Book Condition: Very Good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 019922
Keywords: Aphorisms. Maxims. Adages. Dictums. Witty sayings. Pithy sayings. Funny sayings. Humor. Jokes. Isa A. M H F. MHF. 1899 inscriptions. SG-43.