London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1923.
First edition. Illustrations by C. Lovat Fraser, Max Beerbohm, Cecil Aldin and Arthur Rackham (one colour plate, "Somebody Books" by Arthur Rackham opposite p.92), etc. ix, , 224 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Heinemann Authors. Original black cloth-backed orange boards, printed dust jacket. Some discoloration and rubbing of boards, chipping of jacket and some light soiling, else a very good copy. Item #26852
This is a anthology of authors who had been published by William Heinemann over 30 years. They include Galsworthy, Gosse, Sassoon, Masefield, Baring, Beerbohm, Swinburne, Hearn, Sackville-West, Zangwill, Crane, Symons, Morley, Maugham, Jack London and others. Many of the pieces in this group appear here for the first time. Profits from the sale of this book were given to the Royal Literary Fund. Included are facsimiles of manuscripts or letters by R. S. Stevenson, W. H. Page, Joseph Conrad, Henry James, A. C. Swinburne, Rutland Boughton and Laurence Sterne.
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