The Cynic’s Calendar (page 1/2)

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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.

Title: The Cynic’s Calendar

Author: Mumford, Ethel Watts, Herford, Oliver and Mizner, Addison

Published by: Paul Elder and Company

City: San Francisco

Date: 1905

Total items: 10

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Imprint Page]

Imprint Page

The imprint page shows the printing and copyright information; it also has a coloured design that I have made into a separate image, Fox and Goose. [more...] [$]

[picture: The First Monday]

The First Monday

“The First Monday” [more...] [$]

[picture: Trouble]

Trouble

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...] [$]

[picture: Page detail: Art Neuveau border]

Page detail: Art Neuveau border

A detail from the January Week 1 page showing the decorative border, which repeats on every fourth page throughout most of the book. A cat stands on a skull. [more...] [$]

[picture: Page detail: Art Neuveau Cartouche]

Page detail: Art Neuveau Cartouche

The encyclopedia of the book says that a cartouche is [more...] [$]


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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.


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