Old Time and Young Tom. Robert J. BURDETTE.

Old Time and Young Tom. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1912).

First Edition. Burdette was an American humorist and clergyman who became noted through his paragraphs in Iowa’s “Burlington Hawkeye.” This volume is a collection of humorous essays from author’s lecture tours. Includes his most famous lecture, "The Rise and Fall of the Mustache," which was delivered well over three thousand times during a thirty-year period. Very Good with vintage bookplate to front inside cover, white paint from text of front cover wearing away, in a Very Good plus dustjacket, spine ends with very shallow loss and top edges with short close tears and tiny nicks.

Price: $150.00

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