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Mumford, Ethel Watts & Addison Mizner, The Limerick Up To Date Book, San Francisco, Paul Elder and Company, 1903, first edition, sm. 8vo (7 7/8" x 5 7/8"), HB, green cloth bds with illustrated title label, untrimmed pages., VG / none. Spine sun-faded. Pages cotton-tied, binding tight and secure.

A whimsical pocket size datebook, embellished with humorously illustrated limericks for each "week at-a-glance"; corresponding versos marked "Memoranda" (for notes). Red and black illustrations by Ethel Watts Mumford (novelist, humorist, poet, playwright,1878-1940) and Addison Mizner (noted architect an "inventor" of Florida's Gold Coast, 1872-1933). A charming book, similar to the then popular "Cynic's Calendar of Revised Wisdom" series published by Paul Elder and Company(1898 through 1917[?])and to which each of these authors also contributed their combined wit.
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