Letters of Thomas Bird Mosher, 1900-1920.


Letters of Thomas Bird Mosher, 1900-1920.

Letters discuss private presses, especially Kelmscott and Vale; book collectors; his correspondence with Lyman Abbot concerning Robert Louis Stevenson's "Letter to Dr. Hyde"; his friendship with Edward Clodd; Vaughn's publication of Joyce Alfred Kilmer's "Verses"; reasons for not writing reminiscences and a memorial poem to William Reedy. The correspondents include Edwin Barber, Christopher Morley, and Mrs. O'Donnell.

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