Dukedom Large Enough

Randall, David A.

Published by Random House, New York, 1969
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From West Side Book Shop, ABAA (Ann Arbor, MI, U.S.A.)

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Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. xiv, 368 (1) pp, list of 21 b&w illustrations, apologia, Apprentice Years, 1929-1935: Scribner's; Scribner's Files; Scribner's Catalogues; Modern Manuscripts; Collections My Two Ventures in Modern Publishing; The Permanent Questionaire; Gutenberg and the Book of Books; William Blake through The J. K. Lily Collection et al.; index. 1969 reprint of the 1962 First Edition. "The author, who, appointed head of Scribner's Rare Book Department, a position he held for20 years before becoming, in 1956, librarian of the famousLilly Collection (which he had a lot to do with putting together) at Indiana University. He provides reminiscences of a rare book dealer from 1929- 1956; an intimate and instructive picture of this fascinating occupation. Most of the famous collectors and dealers of the rare book world appear in the anecdotes with which this book is studded. The literary history and its personalities include Blake, Scott, Byron, Shelley and Keats, Poe, Melville, Audubon, Hitler and Churchill, to name a few." from the jacket flap. Not Price Clipped. 1" closed tear to top fore-edge corner dj with minute chip, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean and bright; tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine, and light-black top text block edge. Size: Large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 003129

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Title: Dukedom Large Enough

Publisher: Random House, New York

Publication Date: 1969

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: Reprint.

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