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Windfalls

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Product description

Alfred George Gardiner (2 June 1865 – 3 March 1946) was an English journalist, editor and author. From 1915 he contributed to The Star under the pseudonym Alpha of the Plough - at the time The Star had several anonymous essayists whose pseudonyms were the names of stars. Invited to choose the name of a star as a pseudonym he chose the name of the brightest (alpha) star in the constellation "the Plough."

His essays are uniformly elegant, graceful and humorous, and his uniqueness lay in his ability to teach the basic truths of life in an easy and amusing manner.


There is some fading to the spine, and minor bumps to the corners. The endpapers front and back have a minor amount of tanning. Bar a small crease, the pages are in excellent clean condition and the binding is sound, complete with the original page marking ribbon.

Item details

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Gardiner, Alfred George
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
4.5" by 7"
Edition:
Second Edition 1924
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
256
Publisher:
J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd
Title:
Windfalls

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Alfred George Gardiner (2 June 1865 – 3 March 1946) was an English journalist, editor and author. From 1915 he contributed to The Star under the pseudonym Alpha of the Plough - at the time The Star had several anonymous essayists whose pseudonyms were the names of stars. Invited to choose the name of a star as a pseudonym he chose the name of the brightest (alpha) star in the constellation "the Plough."

His essays are uniformly elegant, graceful and humorous, and his uniqueness lay in his ability to teach the basic truths of life in an easy and amusing manner.


There is some fading to the spine, and minor bumps to the corners. The endpapers front and back have a minor amount of tanning. Bar a small crease, the pages are in excellent clean condition and the binding is sound, complete with the original page marking ribbon.

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Gardiner, Alfred George
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
4.5" by 7"
Edition:
Second Edition 1924
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
256
Publisher:
J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd
Title:
Windfalls

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