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1 Burgess, Gelett The Maxims of Methuselah. Being the Advice Given By the Patriarch of His Nine Hundred Sixty and Ninth Year to His Great Grandson at Shem's Coming of Age
New York Frederick A. Stokes Company 1907 First Edition. Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Louis D. Fancher 
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1907. (Frank) Gelett Burgess (1866-1951), known for his nonsense verse and his satirical magazine, "The Lark," was a well-known figure of the San Francisco literary scene. Here is his "Biblical" take on the War Between the Sexes. This is a Near Fine copy of the First Edition. Delightfully and profusely illustrated by Louis D. Fancher (1884-1944) with designs on every page as well as the paper cover. Light edgewear and bumping. Lacking the dustjacket; in an archival plastic protector. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Louis D. Fancher. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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