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Books Alive

Starrett, Vincent

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ISBN 10: 0836913809 / ISBN 13: 9780836913804
Published by Random House, New York, 1940
Condition: Good + Hardcover
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[10], 360 pages. "A profane chronicle of literary endeavor and literary misdemeanor, with an informal index by Christopher Morley" (title page). Includes various anecdotes throughout its 18 chapters; particularly notable for those chapters related to anonymous works and mystery/detective fiction. Signed and inscribed by Starrett in blue ink on front free endpaper. Few small chips and nicks, slight staining and rubbing to jacket; stains to lower edges of several leaves (virtually the first 50 pages and a few leaves at rear; probably stained with red wine); slight internal browning to edges and endpapers; still a very serviceable copy of an intensely fascinating work. Sold "as is". Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Bookseller Inventory # L045238

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Title: Books Alive

Publisher: Random House, New York

Publication Date: 1940

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Decorative Title Page in Red and Black

Book Condition:Good +

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good -

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition.

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