Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Old Orchard, Broadstone, Dorset to E. Smedley [none given] on 27 August 1905.
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A postcard handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
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Transcriber: Cooper, Rod
Transcription date: March 28, 2014
Scrutiny: 28/03/2014 - Benny, Ruth;
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August 27th. 1905
Please excuse my answering your many letters, as I am very busy correcting proofs all day quite as much as I can do. I would not advise your buying any of the books you mention, or indeed any books without seeing them first. So many books with attractive titles have really nothing of value in them. "Knowledge" seems to me now rather poor to what it used to me.
Yours truly | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]
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