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Bibliography of American Literature (First Six Volumes)

Blanck, Jacob (compiler)

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ISBN 10: 1584561092 / ISBN 13: 9781584561095
Published by Yale University Press, New Haven, 1955
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Cloth, 26 cm (each). Volume 1: Henry Adams to Donn Byrne; 1955, first ed; 474 pp; Volume 2: George W. Cable to Timothy Dwight; 1957, 5th printing, 1977; 534 pp; Volume 3: Edward Eggleston to Bret Harte; 1959, first ed; 482 pp; Volume 4: Nathaniel Hawthorne to Joseph Holt Ingraham; 1963, 4th printing, 1977; 495 pp; Volume 5: Washington Irving to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; 1969, 3rd printing, 1976; 643 pp; Volume 6: Augustus Baldwin Longstreet to Thomas William Parsons; 1973, 3rd printing, 1978; 594 pages. All six volumes in very good condition; four of the six have brown paper jackets and plastic protective outer jackets. Bookseller Inventory # 47921

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Title: Bibliography of American Literature (First ...

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven

Publication Date: 1955

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

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Nine volume set.

Reprint of the complete set of this extraordinarily important bibliography. The Bibliography of American Literature is a necessary reference set that took almost a half century to complete. Coming back into print with the permission of the Bibliographical Society of America, this exciting new printing is sure to find the shelves of any scholar of American literature. In the chronicle of American annotated bibliography this tremendous work has stood well the test of time as well as scholarship. From its proposal in 1943 to its completion in 1991 a formidable group of bookmen beginning with William A. Jackson, James T. Babb, Clarence S. Brigham and David A. Randall oversaw the Lilly Endowment grant that funded much of the project. This august committee hired Jacob Blanck as the Research Director of the project. Under Blanck's leadership, his fellow editors and their assistants compiled 23,539 entries requiring more that 5200 pages to be published! Oak Knoll Press and the Bibliography Society of America are proud to publish for the first time, a complete, nine-volume set and make this American literary masterpiece available once again to libraries, scholars, and bibliophiles all throughout the world.

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