Treasury of The World's Great Letters, 1940 Edited M. Lincoln Schuster
World's Great Letters, 1940 is a collection "from ancient days to our own time containing the characteristic and crucial communications, and intimate exchanges and cycles of correspondence, of many of the outstanding figures of would history, and some notable contemporaries, selected, edited, and integrated with biographical backgrounds and historical settings and consequences by M. Lincoln Schuster."
It is a "treasury." As the editor says, "Letters make the most interesting reading in the world --especially other people's."
Byron adds, "I forgot to say that one of the pleasures of reading old letters is the knowledge that they need no answer."
This book is in excellent, mint condition. It measures 6 inches by 9 1/4 inches by 1 3/4 inches and has 563 pages. It is a first edition.