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: Frontispiece: Jester and Monk]

Frontispiece: Jester and Monk

A woman in a red jester’s outfit, including a jester’s hat with bells, and a black-robed monk wearing sandals, and with a black hood, hold hands as if preparing to dance. [more...] [$]

[picture: 1.---January Week 1]

1.—January Week 1

Tell the truth and
shame the—family. [more...] [$]

[picture: Page detail: Art Neuveau Cartouche]

Page detail: Art Neuveau Cartouche

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

[picture: The First Monday]

The First Monday

“The First Monday” [more...] [$]

[picture: Fox and Goose Decoateive Element]

Fox and Goose Decoateive Element

A decorative motif, or page element, from the imprint page, shpwing a fox and a goose (or a duck maybe) reading a book. [$]


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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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