ISBISTER & CO., LIMITED, L jblishers.
Telephone No. 1302 Oerrard.
15 & 16, Tavistock street,
H. PERRY ROBIN80N, Managing Dirbotor.
My dear London.
I was extremely sorry to hear from Miss Strunsky,
who called at this office the other day, that you had had
another accident hut am relieved at getting a note from her at
Paris telling me that it is not as serious as she feared. You
seem to take a positive delight in getting yourself incapacitated, which you Eust not do because you are too valuable.
Of course you know that another house is publishing "The Call of the V/ild" over here and I suppose you know the
story of it. I was laid up with dyptheria at the time it was
sent over and as soon as I was about again I cabled Macraillan
in 2Jew York accepting the book and got their reply saying that
it had been sold to another house the day before. I am sorry
because I think the book will soil and I should like to have
had the pushing of it. However, it was one of those acta of a,
kindly Providence which there is no arguing about.
About your other books."The Ken^ton Waco Letters"
and "The People of the Abyss" will both come out this Autumn
and as speedily as possible. We shall then put out, according to our present plans, "The Daughter of the Snow M in the