San Francisco: C. A. Murdock & Co., Printers, 1889. 1st printing (presumed). INSCRIBED with "Compliments of Compilers" 78, [4 (blank)] pp. 7" x 5-1/2". Quarter- bound beige cloth spine over gilt/blue patterned paper-covered boards. Gilt stamped lettering to front board over beige spine. Modest wear to binding (rubbing to edges, age-toning to cloth). Paper somewhat age-toned. A VG example. Item #41298
Book of short sayings and excerpts from famous authors and poets.
Rare in the trade.