Title: Reuben: His Book; From Plow Shoe to Patent ...
Publisher: Broadway Publishing Company. New York. 1905.
Publication Date: 1905
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
Illustrated front cover and spine, and gilt lettering. Offsetting pages 130-131. Jagged side edge pages 107-110. Inscribed by author with program from a performance and newspaper clippings laid in (some pinholes in material). First edition. Inscription on front end paper reads: "Oct. 15th, 1915, Presented by Morton H. Pemberton Author and Lecturer". Pemberton was a popular humorist and lecturer of his day. He says: "I knew a fellow once, who had two girls, and he couldn't make up his mind which one to marry. One of them was rich, and the most beautiful girl in the world, but she didn't know anything. The other was distressingly ugly, but she was the most charming singer you ever heard. He finally decided that beauty wasn't but skin deep anyway and took the ugly girl. The first time he saw his wife asleep, he said, 'Mary, Mary, for God's sake, wake up and sing'.". Bookseller Inventory # 761
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