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PULL DEVIL, PULL BAKER—Stella Benson & Count Nicolas de Toulouse Lautrec de Savine, K. M.—Harper ($2.50).

As in a game of "Consequences." Authoress Stella Benson met Count Nicolas de Toulouse Lautrec de Savine in the charity ward of a Hongkong hospital. He was an inmate, she a visitor. Aged (77). penniless, shaky but brazen, the old scamp regaled her with such engagingly improbable tales, carried himself with such an unabashed air of grandeur that she was fascinated. A White Russian refugee, by his own account descended from an ancient French family, Count...

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