Adventures in Americana: Recollections of Forty Years Collecting Books, Furniture, China, Guns and Glass.

SKIFF, Frederick Woodward.

Published by Metropolitan Press, Publishers, Portland, OR, 1935
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From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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8vo. Tan cloth with paper label. 366pp. Frontispiece, drawings, pictorial endpapers. Very good. Inscribed by Skiff. First edition. Skiff's quest for antiques of all types -- Colonial furniture, inscribed first editions, Indian rugs -- will stir the blood of any collector. The pioneering Pacific Northwest collector inscribes a front flyleaf "To -- / My appreciated friend, / William M. Cummings -- / With the regards of the / author, / Frederick W. Skiff / of Oregon to Minnesota." Cummings' bookplate on front pastedown. Bookseller Inventory # 152

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Title: Adventures in Americana: Recollections of ...

Publisher: Metropolitan Press, Publishers, Portland, OR

Publication Date: 1935

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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