The Publishers Weekly Volume 100, PT. 2

The Publishers Weekly Volume 100, PT. 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ... remove two books, slap them together, rub out the space they occupied with a cloth, then replace them. "By the way,"----slap, slap--said Miss Vampet, "Did you go to the lecture last night?" "Guilty," answered he--bing bang. "Oh do tell me"-slap--"How you liked it?" slap slap. "Great!" he exclaimed. "And what did he talk about?" " 'The Ignorance of the Educated' "--slap bang--"Kerchew!! Yes, he proved that para, dox conclusively... but I doubt if he realizes it." Miss Vampct cast him a hasty glance, then burst out laughing. "Ho," she exclaimed, "I imagine it was over your head." "It was!" he enthusiastically agreed. Miss Vampet slapped awav in silent reflection for a moment, then said, "He is Supposed to be quite a humorist. W'asn't be funny?" "I don't know," he replied. "A few people laughed, but then some people applaud a reputation, you know." "Well, old dear." said she, "To be frank with you, these English chappies bore meI simply can't read them." "Nor I," said he. Later along in the morning, Sir _lonible himself saiintered into the Bookstore, and.Ir. Ondeck advanced to meet him. "Can we help you sir?" he asked. The great man picked up a volume and opening it, adjusted his glasses. "Just looking ahaout." said he. Mr. Ondeck was about to withdraw. when Sir Ionible said. "Aw---by the weh." Mr. Ondeck returned and stood attention while the invader read for a moment in the book he had opened. "By the web." he said at last, "I spoke to Appleton Wins First Prize at more

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  • Paperback | 428 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 757g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236802020
  • 9781236802026