1935 Wisdom of the Ages Fourteen Hundred Concepts of Two Hundred Everyday Subjects by Four Hundred Great Thinkers of Thirty Nations Extending Over Five Thousand Years, Together With a Preface and a Final Section "X-Y-Z" (Which Latter Should Solve Most Problems in Business, Private, or Domestic Life)
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First Edition, Leather Binding, Signed Binding
The first edition. In a signed binding by Bumpus. A collection of wise quotations written by prominent figures throughout history, on the subjects of tranquility, power, poverty, happiness, creation, economy, ancestry, and more. Quotes from Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Lord Bacon, Honore de Balzac, Maria Edgeworth, Euripides, Lord Byron, Charles Lamb, Rosseau, Ovid, and more. Collected and compiled by Mark Gilbert. Undated, dated from Jisc from a copy held at the British Library.
In a crushed morocco signed binding by Bumpus. Externally, generally smart. Minor marks to the boards and spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean, with just a few spots to the first and last few pages.
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