The Press: Size

Although a work of history was once condemned to go readerless because of a reviewer's remark—it was the only remark, in fact, that he made on the volume—that it weighed 14 Ibs.; although the publishers of the last edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica did not, by way of advertisement, call attention to the enormous bulk and displacement of the publication; although few pianos are sold simply on the strength of the fact that it takes eight men to move them, The New York Times, in its issue for Thursday, Oct. 16, issued...

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