Darrow, Clarence. A Persian Pearl. And Other Essays. East Aurora, NY: The Roycroft Shop, 1899. 175 pp. Reprinted 1997 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781886363274; ISBN-10: 1886363277. Hardcover. New. $14.95 * Reprint of the first edition, which was printed by Elbert Hubbard at the Roycroft Shop in an edition of 980 copies. Darrow's first book is rare and the cornerstone of any Darrow collection. It was preceded by only a few newspaper and periodical contributions and by two or three pamphlets. It consists of five essays, the title essay treating the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayam, with others on philosophical matters, Walt Whitman, realism in art and literature, and Robert Burns.
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