Good Things of Life Early Cartooning Humor 1901 Stokes illustrated 8th series bkBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Americana, Illustrated Books, Early Cartoons, Society, Humor).
The Good Things of Life: 8th Series.
Published 1901, New York by Frederick A. Stokes Company.
64 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout.
While not rare as a series of books, this late "eight series" book is indeed exceedingly uncommon/ scarce, far more so than the first 7.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, oblong format, embossed cover decorations.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, joints rubbed/scuffed, mostly light signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 8 1/2" H x 10 1/4" W.