Montreal: Montreal: Gazette Printing Company Limited, 1910.
1st Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author. Leacock, Stephen. LITERARY LAPSES. Signed. Montreal: Gazette Printing Company Limited, 1910. First Edition of Stephen Leacock's first collection of humorous writings after Elements of Political Science (1906), Baldwin, Lafontaine, Hincks: Responsible Government (1907), Practical Political Economy (1910), Inscribed by him in the year of publication on the front free endpaper. "With the writer's compliments, April, 1910". Additionally, with an Inscribed 1928 postcard of the author's summer retreat, The Old Brewery Bay, in Orillia, with his notation, "The house that jokes built, S-L". 8vo. 125 pp. A better than very good copy in 1/4 green cloth over green paper covered boards, paper label to the spine. After the publication of Literary Lapses Stephen Leacock was recognized as the English-speaking world's most beloved humourist.
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