A Magnificent Farce

And Other Diversions of a Book-Collector




by A.Edward Newton

The Atlantic Monthly Press, Boston. Hardcover in dust jacket. Light brown boards, dark brown trim and pastedown title on spine. 267 pages. 1921. B&W illustrations with numerous bookplates (first plate in color). This book was written after The Amenities of Book-Collecting, and like its predecessor, its main value is in its illustrations. Continues the discussion on authors, their works and the settings surrounding them.