One of the extraordinary things about Mr. Page's letters and editorial writings was his sense for what the future held-- a vision which amounted almost to the gift of prophecy. This quality has struck every reader of the recently published LIFE AND LETTERS.
Here in this book, the larger part written originally in the form of letters for the Boston Transcript, we meet the same far-seeing quality. In my close and almost daily association with him, dating back to 1898, all the topics in this book were matters of endless talk. Even then he not only looked forward to conditions which exist to-day in publishing, but had visions of publishing as