blurb (antedating 1907 May 16)

Michael Quinion wordseditor at WORLDWIDEWORDS.ORG
Thu Aug 5 08:26:55 UTC 2010

Garson O'Toole wrote:

> Perhaps someone now has direct evidence of the book jacket. A scan
> would be great, but I have not come across it yet. Apparently 1914 is
> still the earliest date of direct evidence. So here is a cite in 1907:

I have some notes on it, including a reproduction of the original book
jacket from the Library of Congress Printed Ephemera Collection:

Michael Quinion
Editor, World Wide Words

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