1907 · San Francisco
At odd times and from various sources the Editor has gathered together these, among many more, anecdotes, witty sayings, bright repartees, sparkling rejoinders, slips of the tongue made and told by men and women whose names are as familiar as household names."
A fine example of American wit and humor.
The color frontispiece is illustrated by Merle Johnson. Yes, this artist is also the bibliographer of Twain and Cabell and, author of still consulte "High spots of American literature."
Binding: Publisher's light blue cloth with gilt lettering and black-stamped decoration to spine. Gilt lettering and black-stamped jester's face on front board. Top edge gilt, fore- and bottom edges untrimmed. Bound as above; light rubbing and fading to boards, very faint spots of discoloration. Partially unopened. (Inventory #: 37513)