BOOKS ALIVE A PROFANE CHRONICLE OF LITERARY ENDEAVOR AND LITERARY MISDEMEANOR, Random House, 1940, first edition, fine in vg/vg+ pictorial dust-wrapper with some slight wear and tear and chipping, the latter to the dust-wrapper spine extremities. Intimate anecdotes of books and authors. Along with an advanced reading copy of same, some old tape stains to the covers, some light soiling and wear, else a near vg copy in pictorial wraps. INSCRIBED by the author to the former premier Walt Whitman collector, bibliophile and philanthropist, Charles Feinberg. 0. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: BOOKS ALIVE A PROFANE CHRONICLE OF LITERARY ...
Publisher: Random House
Publication Date: 1940
Edition: FIRST EDITION.
Book Description Random House, New York, 1940. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Printing. Both boards are loose. Bookseller Inventory # 012364
Book Description Random House, New York, 1940. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good Plus Plus. No Jacket. First Edition. Faded at extremities. Slight spotting at top edge. Endpapers darkened. Slight spine soiling. Contents clean and tight. Bookseller Inventory # 784
Book Description Random House, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1940. Hardcover. Book Condition: Acceptable. No Jacket. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # COTH0005491
Book Description Random House, 1940. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First edition. First printing, very good hardcover (no dust jacket) showing light lean, exposure toning to areas of permiter, light wear at page edges, mild soil along spine, and some toning at end papers. 360 pages. Solid copy of this work from the popular author that includes many anecdotes relating to the book trade and includes an "informal index" by Christopher Morley. Bookseller Inventory # 11177
Book Description Random House, New York, 1940. Hardcover. Third printing. Ex-library copy with markings, else a sound, good copy lacking the dustwrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 64185
Book Description Freeport: Books for Libraries Press (1969)., 1969. 360 pp. Very near fine in full cloth with decorated spine. No dust jacket, as issued. Includes an "informal index" by Christopher Morley. First printing of this reissue (originally published in 1969). Bookseller Inventory # 61919
Book Description Random House, New York, 1940. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: fair. Third printing. This book is in very good condition, the covers are blue with a beige spine with gold and red lettering and decorations. The dust jacket is in fair condition with wear and tearing and is covered in mylar. The cover has only slight edge wear, the pages are in very good condition and the binding is tight. The author has inscribed inside the front cover "For Wallace ?? Amsberg - a fellow traveller on a road of intangible inclinations - Vincent Starrett". There is also a price penciled there. If a photo would help, please contact by e-mail. The book is about 6 1/4 by 9 1/4 inches and has 360 pages. Bookseller Inventory # Z1798
Book Description Books for Libraries Press, Freeport, 1969. cloth. 8vo. cloth. (x), 360 pages. Reprint of first edition. Literary theft, authors with prison records, the fine art of forgery are all covered in this easy to read book. Bookseller Inventory # 45601
Book Description Random House, New York, 1940. Wraps. Book Condition: good. Pre-publication copy. octavo. 360pp. Stiff decorated wrappers. Wear to edges of spine. Bookseller Inventory # 34321
Book Description Random House, New York, 1940. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good-. First Edition. 360 pp. Original blue cloth covers w/ gilt title on yellow cloth spine. Faint sunning to top edges of covers. DJ soiled and rubbed w/ light chipping to corners and spine ends. Approx. 1" loss at top edge of rear panel near spine. Spine a bit sunned. Price clipped. Contents nice. Bookseller Inventory # 20914JL