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Céline-Albin Faivre <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 30 Dec 2010 09:28:51 +0100
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Many thanks for replying.
  I've been searching for a copy of this book for years!!!!!
I never could buy a copy.
(I am a French translator of works by J. M. Barrie, owner of the French 
website, and currently writing a biography of 
If you could photocopy the text for me, then I would be more than 
grateful! Of course, I will give refund you for the cost of photocopies 
and postage with an extra.
I've already tried Google Books... As far as I know, there is no 
reproduction of this piece in any book.
I will send you my mailing address offline.
You can't imagine how important it is for me.
Kind regards,

Le 30/12/2010 00:24, Kevin Mac Donnell a écrit :
> I have a copy and I also have a set of proof sheets that lacks only the
> preface leaf. I can photocopy the loosely folded proofs more easily than the
> bound copy, and copying them and mailing it to you would be easier (on me
> and the booklet itself) than scanning them.
> Please try google books first, but I'm happy to help if you strike out
> there. Perhaps somebody knows if this piece has ever been reprinted in book
> form or collected into a later collection of his works. If you fail to find
> a reprint or a copy online, just send me your mailing address offline.
> Kevin
> @
> Mac Donnell Rare Books
> 9307 Glenlake Drive
> Austin TX 78730
> 512-345-4139
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Céline-Albin Faivre"<[log in to unmask]>
> To:<[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 2010 11:37 AM
> Subject: Mysterious text
>> Good evening,
>> I wondered if someone among the specialists of this forum could tell me
>> where I can read this very rare text:
>> /Who Was Sarah Findlay? By Mark Twain With a Suggested Solution of the
>> Mystery by J. M. Barrie/. London: Privately Printed by Clement Shorter,
>> April 1917.
>> I know there are only 25 copies all around the world.
>> Many thanks in advance for your help.
>> Céline-Albin Faivre