Fables in slang / by George Ade ; illustrated by Clyde J. Newman.
- Other records:
- Chicago ; New York : H.S. Stone and co., 1900.
201 p. : ill. ; 16 cm.
- American wit and humor.
American wit and humor.
Serifs (Type evidence)
Laid papers (Paper)
Pictorial cloth bindings (Binding) -- 1900.
Publishers' cloth bindings (Binding) -- 1900.
- The fable of the visitor who got a lot for three dollars
The fable of the slim girl who tried to keep a date that was never made
The fable of the New York person who gave the stage fright to Fostoria, Ohio
The fable o fthe kid who shifted his ideal
The fable of the base ball fan who took the only known cure
The fable of the good fairy with the Lorgnette, and why she got it good
The fable of the unintentional heroes of centreville
The fable of the parents who tinkered with the offspring
The fable of how he never touched George
The fable of the preacher who flew his kite, but not because he wished to do so
The fable of handsome Jethro,w ho was simply cut out to be a merchant
The fable of paducach's favorite comedians and the mildewed stunt
The fable of flora and adolph and a home gone wrong
The fable of the cooper and the jovial undergrads
The fable of the professor who wanted to be alone
The fable of a statesman who couldnt make good
The fable of the brash drummer and the peach who learned that there were others
The fable of sister Mae, who did as well as could be expected
The fable of how the fool-killer backed out of a contract
The fable of the caddy who hurt his head while thinking
The fable of the martyr who liked the job
The fable of the bohemian who had hard luck
The fable of the coming champion who was delayed
The fable of the lawyer who brought in a minority report
The fable of the two mandolin players and the willing performer
The fable of the man who didnt care for story-books.
- "Fables in book form, after their appearance in the columns of the Chicago Record"--t.p. verso.
"Title-pages lettered in red and black by Frank Hazenplug"--Kramer.
"Printed by Lakeside Press, Chicago, in Caslon type on laid paper"--Kramer.
- Local notes:
- Athenaeum copy: "Bound in yellow buckram; rules and lettering in dark blue, and floral decoration in light blue, on front cover; rules and lettering on spine in blue; circular monogram on back in blue...Binding designed by Frederic W. Goudy"--Kramer.
Athenaeum copy: "Black and green leaf and vine repeating pattern on mustard cloth" -- Minsky.
- Penn Provenance:
- Scalpone, Frank (donor)
Grant, Dollie (inscription, December 1899)
- Penn Chronology:
- Cited in:
- Kramer, S. History of Stone & Kimball, 219
Library of American civilization, 11805
Minsky, Richard. American decorated publishers' bindings, 1872-1929 (electronic resource), v. 1, pg. 53
- Library of Theodore Dreiser (University of Pennsylvania)
Newman, Clyde J. , Illustrator
Hazenplug, Frank, 1874-1931. , Designer
Goudy, Frederic W. (Frederic William), 1865-1947. , Binding designer
H.S. Stone & Co. , Publisher
Lakeside Press (Chicago, Ill.). , Printer
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