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LITERARY BLUNDERS
A CHAPTER IN THE
``_HISTORY OF HUMAN ERROR_''
BY
HENRY B. WHEATLEY, F.S.A.
PREFACE.
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_EVERY reader of_ The Caxtons
_will remember the description,
in that charming novel,
of the gradual growth of Augustine
Caxton's great work ``The History
of Human Error,'' and how, in fact,
the existence of that work forms the
pivot round which the incidents turn.
It was modestly expected to extend to
five quarto volumes, but only the first
seven sheets were printed by Uncle
Jack's Anti-Publishers' Society, ``with
sundry unfinished plates depicting the


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