THE HOUSE OF HARPER; a century of publishing in Franklin Square, with portraits.

J. Henry Harper

Published by New York: Harper & Brothers, 1912
Condition: Good+ Hardcover
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9 x 6 inches, [x], 689, [1] pages. Publisher's dark red cloth, top edge gilt, others rough, some un-opened. Condition is GOOD+ with faded spine, some rubbing, and some sagging of the heavy ext block. A remarkable history of the Harper publishing firm and it's authors, including wonderful anecdotes about (and steel-engraved portraits of) Lew Wallace, Thomas Nast, William Dean Howells, Edwin Austin Abbey, Thomas Hardy, George du Maurier and Samuel Clemens. Although not so marked, this is Albert Bigelow Paine's copy, with his very occasional pen marks. books about books, rgr 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 7738

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Title: THE HOUSE OF HARPER; a century of publishing...

Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers

Publication Date: 1912

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good+

Edition: First Edition edition

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