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Literary Lapses, Leacock, Stephen
1 Leacock, Stephen Literary Lapses
New York John Lane Company 1912 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Red cloth covered boards have shelf wear with some soiling, rubbing on edges, spotting on back board. Spine is sun-faded. ; A tight solid book. Top page edges gilt, front and bottom pages untrimmed. Laid paper. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 248 pages; The humour, irony, and wit of Stephen Leacock have never been shown to better advantage than in Literary Lapses, his first collection of comic writings. Within its pages are such classic stories as the man who is seized by fear as he opens a bank account; the awful case of the young man who dies because he cannot tell a lie; the astonishing tale of the baby who ate thirteen Christmas dinners, and many other tales that have become part of the world's comic literature.When Literary Lapses first appeared in 1910, it was an instant critical and popular success. 
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