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The Million Charms of Empress Shotoku and Other Stories: A collection of tales about the preservation of rare books and documents for your amazement, edification. and enjoyment.

Published by R.R. Donnelly & Sons Company, Chicago, 1966
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Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA
Galena, IL, U.S.A.

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Small 8vo. Stiff pictorial wrappers. 30pp. Illustrations. Near fine. Tight and attractive first edition of this collection of stories about rare books and documents restored by the well-known Chicago printer. Tipped to the front flyleaf is the signature of Ralph G. Newman (1912-98), founder of Chicago's noted Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, whose tale of finding a second Button Gwinnett signature affixed to the verso of a Gwinnett document he'd purchased is here recounted. Bookseller Inventory # 36748

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Title: The Million Charms of Empress Shotoku and ...

Publisher: R.R. Donnelly & Sons Company, Chicago

Publication Date: 1966

Binding: Paperback

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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