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1 DAVIES, ROBERTSON. The Papers Of Samuel Marchbanks: Comprising The Diary, The Table Talk And A Garland Of Miscellanea, But Enlarged To Include A Biographical Introduction And Copious Notes Calculated To Remove All Difficulties Caused By The Passing Of Time, And To Offer The Wisdom, Not To Speak Of The Whimsicality, Of This Astonishing Man To The Modern Public, By His Long-suffering Friend.
Penguin Books, New York: 1989. s Softcover. Good condition. 
For this compendium volume Robertson Davies has selected from his friend's writings to give us a feast of anecdote and opinion, liberally spiced with scorn, spleen, irony and wit. Here is Marchbank's on railway dining, on spy scares, on hay fever, on honesty, Beethoven and Christmas cards. "Mr. Davies should be cherished. He is one of the wittiest and certainly one of the most ambitious novelists we have." - Books and Bookmen 
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