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This Book-Collecting Game [Signed by the Author]

Newton, A. Edward

Published by Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1928
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. (5) 410 pp, color frontis, I. Preliminary Canter; II. This Book-Collecting Game; III. The Books of My Boyhood; IV. "When We Were Very Young"; V. The Book Itselfl; VI. The Binding; VII. The Auction Room; VIII. Caveat Emptor; IX. "Abuses Stript and Whipt"; X. What to Collect, and Why; XI. American Literature; XII. Conversation in the Library at "Oak Knoll"; XIII. Humor and Pathos of Dr. Johnson's Dictionary; XIV. The Format of the English Novel; XV. One Hundred Good Novels; index with b&w illustrations throughout. First Trade Edition, 1928. Inscribed by the Author on ffep. "This book includes discussions of bindings, of the earmarks of editions, of auctions, of the 'knock-out', of all the rewards and perils of the collector's life. And there are also the excursions in literature and friendship without which no book of Mr Newton's would be natural or complete." from the jacket flap. In Very Good - color illustrated box. Not Price Clipped. 3/4" closed tear to bottom edge front pand dj with a few minute closed tears. Only the faintest wear, else, Pristine. Clean, tight and strong binding with clean dust jacket and no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Dark-green cloth with light-green paper-covered boards, paper-title plate and blsck lettering to spine, and gilt top text block edge. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 000642

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Title: This Book-Collecting Game [Signed by the ...

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, Boston

Publication Date: 1928

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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