Books Alive. A Profane Chronicle of Literary Endeavor and Literary Misdemeanor.

Starrett, Vincent.

Published by Random House, 1940
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9" x 5.75". 360pp. Blue and yellow cloth with red and gilt lettering, in dust wrapper. Ownership signature, else near fine condition. The jacket has some general wear and tape reinforcement on the reverse, and is price clipped. A classic study of books and authors. With chapters covering writers who served prison time, and other unusual and humorous literary anecdotes. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Books Alive. A Profane Chronicle of Literary...
Publisher: Random House
Publication Date: 1940
Binding: Hardback
Edition: First edition.

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Book Description Random House, New York, 1940. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good Plus Plus. No Jacket. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Faded at extremities. Slight spotting at top edge. Endpapers darkened. Slight spine soiling. Contents clean and tight. Bookseller Inventory # 784

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Book Description Random House, New York, 1940. HARDCOVER. First edition. 360pp, octavo cloth slight cover wear otherwise very good. Bookseller Inventory # 62634

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Book Description RAndom House, New York, 1940. AHrdcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good in plastic Cover. There is mior fading to the dust jacket spine. Previous owner's name on inside. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 001990

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Starrett, Vincent .
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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

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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

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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

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Book Description Random House 1940, 1940. Third printing. Hardback. Very good condition. Very good lightly edgeworn dust jacket. ISBN: B0012JPYVS. Bookseller Inventory # J1100659

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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

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