Document ReferenceLa Mc 2/3/13
TitleCarbon copy of letter from [Laurence Gomme, New York] to Mabel Luhan, Taos , New Mexico; 23 May 1928
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionApologises for the delay in replying to her letter of 8 May; gives his opinion that the rebound edition of 'Low Life' (printed 1764) is of no great value; gives a short account of the history of the book and notes the need for books to be in their original binding to maintain their value, commenting that 19th century binders were notorious for their vandalism.
Termpublications, prose works, 'Low Life' 1764
ReprodnNoteUniversity of Nottingham.
Physical DescriptionCarbon copy typewritten on single sheet of flimsy plain white paper; dimensions are 279 x 216 mm.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA75012Gomme; Laurence James (1882-1974); bookseller of New York1882-1974
NA380Luhan; Mabel Dodge Sterne (1879-1962); née Ganson; American patron of the arts1879-1962
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