As a library director (the Mark Twain Library, Redding), I feel impelled to
try to get a copy!
From: Mark Twain Forum [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Michael
Sent: Thursday, December 30, 2010 12:37 PM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: Mysterious text
If you access to World Cat and your library has a decent Interlibrary Loan
department, you should be able to snag a copy from the following libraries:
United Kingdom BRITISH LIBR UKM
US,CT YALE UNIV LIBR YUS
US,IL NORTHWESTERN UNIV INU
US,IN INDIANA UNIV IUL
US,MA BRANDEIS UNIV LIBR MBB
US,MA HARVARD UNIV, HOUGHTON LIBR HHG
US,MI CLARKE HIST LIBR EHL
US,OH UNIV OF CINCINNATI CIN
US,VA UNIV OF VIRGINIA VA@
US,WI UNIV OF WISCONSIN, MADISON, GEN LIBR SYS GZM
United Kingdom NATIONAL LIBR OF SCOTLAND NLE
Minnesota State University, Mankato
2010/12/30 C=E9line-Albin Faivre <[log in to unmask]>
> 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 http://www.sirjmbarrie.com, 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 =E9crit :
> > 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 tha=
> > bound copy, and copying them and mailing it to you would be easier
> > (on =
> > 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
> > form or collected into a later collection of his works. If you fail
> > to
> > a reprint or a copy online, just send me your mailing address offline.
> > Kevin
> > @
> > Mac Donnell Rare Books
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> > Austin TX 78730
> > 512-345-4139
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> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "C=E9line-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 m=
> >> 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.
> >> C=E9line-Albin Faivre