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Poets ranked by beard weight : the celebrated Edwardian classic

Author: Gilbert Alter-Gilbert; Mahendra Singh
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Pub., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Commemorative edView all editions and formats
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Poets Ranked by Beard Weight is a tongue-in-cheek classic of Edwardian esoterica, a privately printed leaflet offered by subscription to the informed man of fashion and as a divertissement au courant for the reading bins and cocktail tables of parlor cars, and smoking lounges of gentlemen s clubs. Typifying a once-popular but nowadays seldom-encountered species of turn-of-the-century ephemera, it has become a rarity  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gilbert Alter-Gilbert; Mahendra Singh
ISBN: 9781616082451 1616082453
OCLC Number: 668193963
Notes: "Preface by Jack Passion, World beard champion"--Cover.
Description: ix, 211 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Responsibility: by Upton Uxbridge Underwood ; with commentary by Gilbert Alter-Gilbert ; illustrations by Mahendra Singh ; and a preface to the new edition by Jack Passion.

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See how Whitman s beard stacks up against Wordsworth s in this classic edition of Poets Ranked by Beard...  Read more...

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