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Reader’s commentary: “On the whole rather good. There is considerable good American sentimentalism in the stories, but it “gets away” without being too sickening. And there are real gleams of sardonic amusement in spots which help considerably.”

From the front matter of The Gay Cockade by Temple Bailey (1921). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 8, 2007.

A loose clipping of a review of the book, with a tromp l’oeil, triple-spine advertisement on verso.

From the front matter of A Soldier of Manhattan: A Romance of the Revolution by Joseph Alexander Altsheler (1906). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 31, 2008.