Et Cetera, 1924

Et Cetera, 1924 : A Collector's Scrap-Book (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Et Cetera, 1924: A Collector's Scrap-Book Of the first importance, I believe, are such uncollected masterpieces as Middleton's The Dis triet Visitor and Hearn's Margarita Pareja, while the uncollected sketches of Stephen Crane and the poems of Dowson, Wilbur Underwood, Lord Dunsany, Saltus, Neil Lyons and Lionel Johnson are items of great attractiveness to the collecting fraternity. Indeed, among the esteemed writers of our day there are few unrepresented by some brief, forgotten bit of prose or verse. The volume is, I believe, quite honestly, what I have endeavored to make it - an authentic first edition of half the collected men of contemporaneous letters; and in addition it is a fascinating omnium-gatherum for the mere reader who cares no more for a first than for a twenty-first edition. Finally, in the words of the jolly old preface-writer whose name in othergenerations was legion, if lovers of books shall find in this book half the happiness this book-lover put into the making of it - Why, then, I shall not have labored in vain. 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 | 270 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 363g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243184166
  • 9780243184163