The Atlantic Bookshelf: A Guide to Good Books

PUBLISHER, essayist, keeneyed traveler, and novelist, Edward Verrall Lucas lias done faithfully all that a bookman should. Letters and letter writers are his special delight. His two collections, The Gentlest Art and by Second Post, hold the gold nuggets of English correspondence. And for the past twenty years Mr. Lucas has searched two continents for every available letter of Charles and Mary Lamb.