A Book Hunter's Holiday: Adventures with Books and Manuscripts

Rosenbach, A.S.W.

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xiv, 259 pp, foreword, list of b&w illustrations, I. Letters That We Ought to Burn; II. Old Mystery Books; III. The Trail of Scarlet; IV. Extra! Extra!; V. Mighty Women Book Hunters; VI. The Libraries of the Presidents of the United States; VII. Old Almanacs; VIII. Munchausen and Company; IX. Earliest Christmas Books; index. First Edition, 1936. Lightly age-toned spine and board edges, else, Pristine Interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Cream-colored cloth with red title plates and gilt lettering to front board and spine. Size: Large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: A Book Hunter's Holiday: Adventures with ...
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
Publication Date: 1936
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good +
Edition: First Edition.

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Book Description 2017. Ebook. Book Condition: New. eng Lang:- eng, It is an Ebook edition of the original edition published long back [1936]. We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back in ebook (pdf) format. These are scanned images of the original book in pdf format. We provide you the best available ebook for your ebook shelf. Once you place the order, you will receive a link to download the pdf file. An email will be sent shortly to your email address containing the download instructions. This is an Ebook. All sales final unless there is illegibility to text. Bookseller Inventory # HT00000980163

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Book Description 2017. Ebook. Book Condition: New. eng Lang:- eng, It is an Ebook edition of the original edition published long back [1936]. We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back in ebook (pdf) format. These are scanned images of the original book in pdf format. We provide you the best available ebook for your ebook shelf. Once you place the order, you will receive a link to download the pdf file. An email will be sent shortly to your email address containing the download instructions. This is an Ebook. All sales final unless there is illegibility to text. Bookseller Inventory # HT00000980164

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Book Description Books for Librarians Press, Freeport, NY, 1968. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1968 reprint of the 1936 edition. Ex-college library with typical markings and stamps. That said, no wear to the binding. Pages are tight and clean with no marks. Ex-library status makes this a reading/research/reference copy. Bookseller Inventory # MP15-2956M

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Book Description Houghton Mifflin company, Boston, 1936. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Houghton Mifflin company, Boston, first edition, 1936, Cloth, gilt cover-title on red panel, 8vo, xiv, 259 pp, Dozens of fascinating illustrations. Withdrawn library copy with stickers, stamps on end pages and pocket present. Interior sheets clean but several pages at the end have crush marks and small cuts. Reading copy only. Contents: I. Letters That We Ought to Burn; II. Old Mystery Books; III. The Trail of Scarlet; IV. Extra! Extra!; V. Mighty Women Book Hunters; VI. The Libraries of the Presidents of the States; VII. Old Almanacs and Prognostications; VIII. Munchausen and Company; IX. Earliest Christmas Books; Index. Bookseller Inventory # 1709095J

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Book Description Books for Libraries Press, Freeport, NY, 1968. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good Plus. REPRINT. Contents include: Letters that we ought to burn; Old mystery books; Mighty women book hunters; The libraries of the Presidents of the United States; Earliest Christmas books and more. 259 pp. Light speckling to top and fore edges, a faint quarter-sized stain to bottom edge. A small sticker scar to FDPEP, slightly faded spine. Gilt lettering to spine, blue cloth-covered boards, publisher's symbol imprinted to front board. Over 60 really fascinating illustrations and photographs. Tight, clean, bright. Bookseller Inventory # 3152

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Book Description Houghton Mifflin company, Boston, first edition, 1936, 1936. Cloth, gilt cover-title on red panel, 8vo, xiv, 259 pp, numerous ills. Contents: I. Letters That We Ought to Burn; II. Old Mystery Books; III. The Trail of Scarlet; IV. Extra! Extra!; V. Mighty Women Book Hunters; VI. The Libraries of the Presidents of the States; VII. Old Almanacs and Prognostications; VIII. Munchausen and Company; IX. Earliest Christmas Books; Index. Covers slightly darkened, otherwise near Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-42576

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Book Description Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1936. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. Frontis., 259 pp., illus. Spine darkened, else a tight, clean copy. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 000439

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Book Description Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston and New York, 1936. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First edition. 259 p. Frontispiece, with numerous textual photographs and illustrations. First edition, #247 of 760 copies signed by Rosenbach. A collection of nine essays, including selections on women book hunters and the libraries of the Presidents of the United States. Renowned as the Napoleon of the auction room, Abraham Simon Wolf Rosenbach (1876-1952) purchased and sold some of the greatest and most important rare books and manuscripts in history, including the First Folio of Shakespeare, the Gutenberg Bible, James Joyce's manuscript of Ulysses, and the earliest known letter by George Washington. Octavo. Original blue cloth binding, with gilt-stamped red leather title labels. The spine is lightly faded, with a bit of wear to the spine label; otherwise very good. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 63963

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Book Description Houghton Mifflin Company, New York, 1936. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very good+ condition. First Edition. xviii, 259 pages of text including an index. Original black hardcover binding with minimal shelfwear. The original maroon gilt-lettered spine label has a few scuffs, remaining intact and attractive. Protected in custom stiff archival mylar. The slipcase is lacking. Number 156 of 760 copies. Illustrated. The text is clean and unmarked. First edition. Size: Octavo (8vo). Signed. Bookseller Inventory # 018030

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Book Description 0. ROSENBACH, A.S.W. A Book Hunter's Holiday. Adventures With Books and Manuscripts. Original buckram. Illustrated. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1936. First edition. Limited to 760 copies. Fine. Bookseller Inventory # 2040

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