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Literary Lapses

By: Leacock, Stephen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, John Lane Company: 1912

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 18400

Condition: 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" - 7½" 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 tal... View more info