Drawn from Memory

Drawn from Memory : Containing Many of the Author's Famous Cartoons and Sketches (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Drawn From Memory: Containing Many of the Author's Famous Cartoons and Sketches John mccutcheon could remember me when I wasn't much more than a wide grin. He had, therefore, the advantage of me, because my first clear memory of him is on a June week end in 1902 when I hung over his shoulder while he drew pictures of me in assorted attitudes and riding on various animals. I was growing rather lanky by that time and he did not fail to record the fact. Whenever he was a guest at my parents' table, at Ragdale, I crept part-way down the stairs in my nightgown to peek into the dining room where I could watch him happily. Sometimes the whole family sat by the fire while he told tale after tale of his adventures. Especially I liked the one about the Sultan of Sulu. Later, at my urgent insistence after we were married, he began dico tating these adventures to me. Gradually, over the years, the Opus, as he called it, developed and expanded. But always there was something to hinder progress - some other deadline to meet, some other dream to be fulfilled. So it came about that the completion of the Opus was deferred too long. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 486 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 25mm | 644g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243126263
  • 9780243126262