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Penny wise and book foolish.

Starrett, Vincent.

Published by Covici Friede Publishers, New York, 1929
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First edition, second printing (stated) of this classic compilation of engaging anecdotes about book hunting, selling, collecting, binding, etc., written by the Toronto-born and Chicago-based novelist, newspaperman, Baker Street Irregular, and famed bibliophile, Vincent Starrett. Articles are well illustrated. => A difficult book to find in its dust jacket. 8vo (22.3 cm, 8.75"). Frontis., 199, [1] pp.; illus. Publisher's green cloth, in publisher's printed paper dust wrapper; jacket slightly darkened, taped to boards, chipped at back upper edge, and nicked at corners and spine extremities; very neatly applied pen and ink call number on spine of jacket. Front (inside) hinge tender; front pastedown with institutional bookplate. Offsetting to endpapers from cover tape, otherwise clean internally. Bookseller Inventory # 24656

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Title: Penny wise and book foolish.

Publisher: Covici Friede Publishers, New York

Publication Date: 1929

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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