Constable Correspondence, 1921-1939.

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Keable, Robert, 1887-1927. Constable Correspondence, 1921-1939.

Constable Correspondence, 1921-1939.

A series of letters from a British novelist and clergyman to Michael Sadleir and Martha Smith of the British publishing firm, Constable & Co.,concerning the publication of Keable's works including "Simon Called Peter," "Isles of Illusion," "Mother of All Living," and "Lighten Our Darkness."

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