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Issue Details: First known date: 1932... 1932 The Magic Carpet and Other Essays and Adventures
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Notes

  • Epigraph: 'The time has come,' the Walrus said, 'To talk of many things.'
  • Dedication: To my sons and good companions Frank, Max, and Colin with grateful affection

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1932 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Magic Carpet, S. Elliott Napier , single work prose (p. 1-7)
On Throwing Eggs, S. Elliott Napier , single work prose (p. 8-19)
Words, Words, Words!, S. Elliott Napier , single work prose (p. 21-29)
Getting Home on William, S. Elliott Napier , single work prose (p. 30-38)
Cricket and the Poets, S. Elliott Napier , single work prose (p. 39-51)
The Art of Forgetting, S. Elliott Napier , single work prose (p. 52-58)
Friendship With Books, S. Elliott Napier , single work prose (p. 59-65)
Verbal Phosphates, S. Elliott Napier , single work prose (p. 66-72)
Trifles Light as Air, S. Elliott Napier , single work prose (p. 73-78)
Thoughts on Thinking, S. Elliott Napier , single work prose (p. 79-84)
The Loveliest Lyric in the Language, S. Elliott Napier , single work prose (p. 85-95)
The Game of Chess, S. Elliott Napier , single work prose (p. 96-99)
The Bridge, S. Elliott Napier , single work prose (p. 100-109)
Pure Cussedness, S. Elliott Napier , single work prose (p. 110-113)
The First Armistice Day, S. Elliott Napier , single work prose (p. 114-122)
Conceit and Other "Vices", S. Elliott Napier , single work prose (p. 123-129)
The Lighter Side of the Law, S. Elliott Napier , single work prose (p. 130-137)
The Victorians, S. Elliott Napier , single work prose (p. 138-143)
The Gentle Art of Public Eating, S. Elliott Napier , single work essay (p. 144-152)
Trafalgar Times, S. Elliott Napier , single work prose (p. 153-160)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Essays and Adventures 1932 single work review
— Appears in: Desiderata , 1 November no. 14 1932; (p. 22)

— Review of The Magic Carpet and Other Essays and Adventures S. Elliott Napier , 1932 selected work prose essay
Essays and Adventures 1932 single work review
— Appears in: Desiderata , 1 November no. 14 1932; (p. 22)

— Review of The Magic Carpet and Other Essays and Adventures S. Elliott Napier , 1932 selected work prose essay
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