I knew him when-- : a Hoosier fable dealing with the happy days of away back yonder / by George Ade.
- Other records:
- Other Title:
- A Hoosier fable.
- Chicago : Privately published by the Indiana Society of Chicago, Dec. 1910 (Chicago : Press of A. D. Weinthrop & Company)
127,  p. : ill., ports. ; 20 cm.
- Local subjects:
- Fiction (American).
Wit and humor (American).
Indiana -- Fiction.
- Place of Publication:
- United States Illinois Chicago.
- "This edition is limited to one thousand copies ..."
"The verso of each page of text, except p. 127, bears a photograph and a cartoon on a background composed of buff-on-white medallions with the words, 'A Hoosier'. A headpiece is used on each page of text. The cartoons are by Kin Hubbard, John T. McCutcheon, Gaar Williams, F. Finch and possibly others."--Cf. Russo.
This was issued as a souvenir of the Indiana Society of Chicago's annual dinner in December 1910.
Boards are covered with marbled 'fabrikoid' of green, red and gold. Title stamped in black on a rectangular gilt-stamped panel on front cover. Endpapers are marbled green, red and gold. Some copies have the owner's name gilt-stamped at lower right of front cover.
- Local notes:
- Culture Class Collection copy is no. 285.
Culture Class Collection copy has the name "A. S. Huey" gilt-stamped at lower right of front cover.
Culture Class Collection copy has typewritten letter addressed to Arthur S. Huey from Joseph H. Defrees dated December 8, 1910.
- Penn Chronology:
- Cited in:
- Russo, D.R. Bibl. of George Ade, p. 76-77
- Hubbard, Kin, 1868-1930.
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949.
Williams, Gaar, 1880-1935.
Indiana Society of Chicago. , Publisher
A.D. Weinthrop & Company. , Printer
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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