Pictures, text and page images from “The Entirely New Cynic’s Calendar of Revised Wisdom, 1905” by Ethel Watts Mumford, Oliver Herford and Addison Miznerr. I bought my copy of this little book in Olivia’s Books in Picton, Ontario. It is out of copyright.
They were driving to the poor-house when he car broke down. Granny is filling te engine, perhaps with fuel or with water, while someone in the foreground wields a hammer; behind them, a jester laughs. [more...]
This border in red, featuring a snake and an owl with an outstretched wing, was around the word “Memorandum” but it could equally well do for an owl-deliverd Slytherin message in a Harry Potter film! [more...]