[Printed advertising pamphlet.] What some famous Men say about "The Century".

[The Century Dictionary, The Century Company, New York] [Augustine Birrell; Leslie Stephen; Clement Shorter; Sir Walter Besant; Edward Dowden; Dean Farrar; Sir Michael Hicks Beach; W. E. H. Lecky]
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Place and date not stated. [The Century Company, New York, circa 1901.]
SKU: 15449

Printed on the rectos only of 27 16mo (17 x 10.5 cm) leaves, attached to one another by a metal stud in the top left-hand corner. On aged and creased high-acidity paper, with the first three leaves detached. Each leaf carries a transcript of a letter of endorsement from a different individual or group, each with a facsimile signature. The writers are 'The Editor and Proprietors of the "Sheffield Telegraph"'; Sir Michael Hicks Beach, MP; W. E. H. Lecky, MP; Lord Goschen; Viscount Wolseley; Dean Farrar; Sir James Crichton Browne; Sir J. Blundell Maple; the Dean of Gloucester; Professor Edward B. Tylor; Sir Richard Jebb; Augustine Birrell; Leslie Stephen; Clement Shorter; Sir Walter Besant; Rev. A. H. Sayce; Sir Alexander Mackenzie; Sidney Lee; Edward Dowden; Sir Robert Ball; Cardinal Vaughan; Lord Avebury (Sir John Lubbock); the Bishop of Ripon; General Sir Evelyn Wood.