Books and Book-Collectors

Carter, John

Published by The World Publishing Company, Cleveland and New York, 1950
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Title: Books and Book-Collectors

Publisher: The World Publishing Company, Cleveland and New York

Publication Date: 1950

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible-Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First American Edition


Offsetting to front and back end papers / pastedowns from acidic dust wrapper (now in dust wrapper protector). Former owner's initials on back pastedown. Dust wrapper and binding unworn and fresh. (1950). Contains chapters: 1. Seven Book-Collectors: Thomas J. Wise, Two Beckford Collections, Carroll A. Wilson, Michael Sadleir, Wilmarth B. Lewis, Lord Rothchild. 2. Two Typographers: D.B. Updike, Stanley Morison. 3. Five Essays in Bibliophily: Collecting Detective Fiction, Off Subject Books, Collecting A.E. Houseman, Bentley Three Deckers, Fashions in Book Collecting. 4. Two Footnotes to an Enquiry: Thomas J. Wise and His Forgeries, Thomas J. Wise and H. Buxton Forman. 5. One Bibliographical Sermon: Nineteenth Century English Books, Some bibliographical Agenda. 6. Two Frivolities: Operation Shuckburgh, ABC For Book Collectors.Publisher's black cloth with gilt lettering. 196 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 8776

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