Hardcover. No DJ. Hinge beginning. Still tight,clean.VG+; Auto guest book with amusing maxims, usually about motoring or have your chaffeur drive you and your guests.; Wide octavo; Unpaginate pages; "Approach railroads warily, lest they lead thee to Heaven." "Oils well that ends well."If thou runnest across a friend cut him not--lest thou skid." etc. Each page has room for a maxim and a space to list your guests and what you did and where you went. Very sophisticated drollery for 1906. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Auto-Guest Book: Being the Maxims of ...
Publisher: Paul Elder & Co.
Publication Date: 1906
Illustrator: Illustrated by Author decorated pages
Book Description Paul Elder and Company, San Francisco, 1906. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition; First Printing. 8vo; Some brown spotting/foxing to covers, otherwise about fine. Nothing has been filled in. Seller Inventory # 10655
Book Description San Francisco/NY: Paul Elder and, 1906. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. 1906 hardcover , front hinge cracked, pages missing, Satisfaction Guaranteed, International Shipping, Photos available. Seller Inventory # mon0000003948
Book Description Paul Elder & Co., ., San Francisco:, 1906. Sml. 4to. [Approx. 120 pp (unpaginated)]. Illust. & decorated throughout in blue & black. Beige linen, blue, orange & black printed & illust. label mounted on front cover (slight shelfwear, very faint initials at upper fore-edge), still VG- copy. First edition of this fascinating and early satirical piece of automobilia, which was to have been filled out by the early 20th century California automobile traveler. The humorous and ironic maxims are wonderfully illustrated with humorous images of the period. Seller Inventory # 45742
Book Description Paul Elder and Company / The Tomoye Press, 1906. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Loss from corners. 1906 Hard Cover. Suede boards with gilt embroidered silk inset designs. Early imprint by Tomoye Press, which was founded in 1903. A collection of rather deplorable attempts at comedy, with an automotive focus, but presented in the style of a series of maxims similar to those released by spiritual gurus. For example: 'To lie is beneath contempt, but to lie beneath one's auto is contemptible. Seller Inventory # 2134518