Lines From The Junior Heritage Club's 1939…

Previously in this series: Lines from John Banville’s Wikipedia Page I Wish Were About Me. The “Junior Heritage Club,” an old division of George Macy’s Heritage Press (1937-1982), used to issue beautiful little “Monthly Magazine” advertisements for special editions of various classics, with that wonderfully breathless and high-handed tone peculiar to early twentieth-century literary marketing. The 1939 advertisement for a hand-illustrated edition of Tennyson’s

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