I don't suppose that anybody ever reads an edition deluxe. No one puts
bric-a-brac to any very practical purpose. There's some human instinct which
makes a man treasure what he is not to make any use of, because everybody does
not possess it.
- interview, "Mark Twain in London," London Chronicle, 3 June 1899, p. 3.
Items from the Dave Thomson collection, © 1988
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