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is represented by his famous patriotic tale "Man Without a Country." Edward Fitzgerald, translator and adaptor of "Ru baiyat of Khayyam." Longfellow is resented by famous narrative poem,"The Court ship of Miles St&ndish." Oscar Wilde is repre sented by "Salome," "Ballad of Reading Gaol," and "The Happy Prince." Poo's "The Cold Beg" was the forerunner of modern mystery stories. Emer?on is repre sented by three o f h i s most in spiring essays "Love," "Friend ship" and "Self Reliance." Lincoln'* best-known orations are in cluded in the vol ume of "Speeches and Addresses." Drummond'* "Great est Thing in th World" is one ol the most famout religious ess* yt ever written Olive Schreiner Is represented by her most celebrated work, "Dreams"? a series of alle gories. Thoreau is repre sented by two of his most thought ful essays, "Friend ship" and "T h e Duty of Civil Dis obedience." 3 ? Coleridge*. "The Ancient Mariner" is one of the few outstanding classics of English litera ture. Shakespeare is rep resented by two of his most popular plays, "The Temp est" and "A Mid summer Night's Dream." Conan Doyle, the creator of "Sher lock Holmes"? which is included in this'set. Macaulay is rep resented by those vivid and stirring ballads?"Lays of Ancient Rome." Is This Offer Too Good to Be True? Is it possible to offer the public a value too great to be credible? Do people shyfat the thought of getting too much for their money? W E recently mailed several thousand circulars to booklovers. We de ? scribed and pictured these thirty volumes of the Little Leather Library honestly, sincerely, accurately. But we received relatively few orders. Then we mailed several more thousand circulars to booklovers, this time enclosing a sample cover of one of the volumes illus trated below. Orders came in by the hun dred ! The Reason, we believe, is that most people can not believe we can really offer so great a value unless they see a sample! In this advertisement, naturally, it is im possible for us to show you a sample vol ume. The best we can do is to describe and picture the books and send them to you on 30 days' approval. We are hoping you will believe what we say, instead of thinkmg this offer is "too good to be true." What this offer is Here, then, is our offer. The illustration below snows thirty of the world's greatest masterpieces of literature. Here, too, are photographs of the great masters who produced them. These are writers that every cultured person must be familiar with. Their books are works which no one cares to confess he has not read and re-read; books which bear reading a score of times. Each of these volumes is completer? this is not that abomination, a collection of extracts; the paper is a high^gTa4e white wove antique, equal to that used in books selling at $1.50 to $2.00; the type is clear and easy to read; the binding is not leather, but a beautiful limp matoiia), tinted in antique copper and green, ?? d so handsomely embossed as to give 't the appearance of hand tooled leather And, though each of these volumes is complete (the entire set contains over 8,000 pages), a volume can be earned con FRFFf 4V0ll)MES a i ?? OF KIPLING THIS is an experiment. It must not be taken as a precedent. We have found that many people intend to buy these boolu, but procrastinate, and in order to keep our skilled force intact we are making this experi ment in human nature, to see if we can indue* p?opl? net to procrastinate. Jt is worth our while, in other words, to offer something valuable for your prompt co-operation. That is why we now offer, for a limited time, these four volumes of Kipling free. They are in exactly the same size and binding as the set of thirty books. To those of us who have been forced to .lead drab, l workaday lives, Kipling opens up a new world?thf rivid, colorful world of the East. His stories, every one of them, are steeped in realism, but it i/ a realism more fascinating than the wildest imaginiags of a romanticist. These four volumes include his best work. Among them are the following: The Vam pire, an<TOther Verses; The Man Who Was; The Phantom Rickshaw; A Conference of the Powers; The Recrudescence of Imray; At the End of the Passage ; The Mutiny of the Mavericks; My Own True Ghost Story. Mail the coupon or a letter NOW, while this offer is open, Little Leather Librarv Corp., - Dept. 7710, 354 Fourth Avenue, New York City. Washington is rep resented by famous speeches and letters tnat every American should be 'familiar with. Burns is repre sented by poems that have made his name blessed wherever English is spoken. veniently wherever you -go. in your pocket or purse; several can be placed in your handbag or grip; or the entire thirty can be placed on your library table "without clutteriag it up," as one purchaser ex . pressed it. What about the price? Producing such fine books is, in itself, no great achievement. But the aim of this enterprise has been to produce them at a ?price that any on$ in the whole land could afford; the only way we could do this was to manufacture them in quantities of nearly a million at a time?to bring the price down through "quantity production." And we relied for our sales on our faith t>hat Americans would rather read classics thin trash. What happened? Close to TWENTY MILLION of thes^ volumes have already been purchased by people in every walk of life. Yet we know, from our daily mail, that many thousands of people still cannot be lieve we can sell 30 such volumes for $2.98 (plus postage). We do not know how to combat this skepticism. All we can say is: Send for these 30 volumes; if you are not satisfied, retu.n them at any time within a month and you will not be out one penny. Send No Money No description, no illustration, can do these 30 volumes justice. You must see them. We should like to send every reader a sample, but frarfkly our profit is so small we cannot afford it. We offer, instead, to send the entire set an trial. Simply m<t.l the coupon or a letter; when the set anives, pay the postman $2.98 plus post age; then examine the books. As stated above, your money will be returned at any time within 30 days for any reason, or for NO reason, if you request it. Mail the coupon or a letter NOW while this page is before you, or you may forget. 'i Guy de Maupassant is represented hy five of his most celebrated tales, in cluding "The Ncck lace." W. S. Gilbert, au thor of "Bab Bal lads"?a series of gay satires that never fail of en tertainment. is repre sented by "Child's Garden of Verses," "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde." and "Will o* the Mill." Browaiag wrote a number of the' most famous poems in English literature; they are included in this collection. repre sented .by 'The Tennyson is by Coming of Arthur" and "EnocM Arden.'" J- ? ? ? ? ? n >nn m mi a* fsi m w u cr> r c?g| Little Leather Libiary Corp., Dept. 7710 || 354 Fourth Avenue, New York City. Please seed me on at vroval tne 30 volumes of the De. Luxe edition of the Lrttle Leather Library (and the 4 Vti*iee of Kipling FREE) I will pay the postman $?.t?plus the postage upon delivery. It is understood however, that this is not to be considered a purchase. If tac books do not in every way come up to my expec tation, I reserve the right to return them any time witv.,n thirty days and yoa agree to return my money. |!t'? understood that $2.?8 plus the postage is the only payment to be made. Outside U. S. A. price $3.50 cash | vi (A order. | K, I I ? Cit: Address State.