Henry Altemus Company


Non Series


Cynic's Dictionary by Harry Thompson 1905


This 6" x 4.5" 95 page contains numerous pithy aphorisms.

The decorated cloth book cost 50 cents. It initially was a non-series book but starting in 1909 this title was part of the Jester Life Series.

It was published in a boxed ooze calf book for $1.00 between 1905-1909.

First Edition Dust Jacket and Cover



Later edition. This is the format of this title within the Jester Life Series (1909 and later).



The title page is the same for all of the formats.



Ooze calf edition was unchanged between 1905 and 1909.




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