The Odd Volume. Literary and Artistic. Published in Aid of the Funds of the National Book Trade Provident Society. London: Simpkin Marshall Hamilton Kent, 1909. Pp xii, 96 + adverts at rear. Lacks original pictorial covers, rebound in plain cloth boards. Illustrated with numerous plates in colour & black & white throughout the text. A good copy. The society was a charity formed for the benefit of persons connected with the book trade throughout the British Isles. Published annually up to 1917. This is the second issue. Thirty contributors including one, a sonnet, by Darrell Figgis (Irish writer, Sinn Féin activist and independent parliamentarian in the Irish Free State) entitled 'To George Meredith.'