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THE MAXIMS OF METHUSELAH: Being the Advice Given by the Patriarch in his Nine Hundred Sixty and Ninth Year to his Great Grandson at Shem's Coming of Age, in Regard to Women. With Illustrations, Decorations and Cover Design by Louis D. Francher.

by Burgess, Gelett

Condition: Very Good


Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York:, 1903 pp. ii, 108. +Plus 4 leaves of 4 tone illustrations including illustrations. 12mo. 160mm. Original publisher's binding backed in green cloth with pictorial paper covered boards in black cream and rust. Paper boards moderately browned. Corners slightly torn. Text in orange illustrated typographic frame. Hardbound. Very Good. NW58. Hardcover. Very Good.


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