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A Book Hunter's Holiday Adventures With Books and Manuscripts

By Rosenbach, A S W




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Book Hunter's Holiday. Adventures With Books and Manuscripts

ROSENBACH, A.S.W.

ROSENBACH, A.S.W. A Book Hunter's Holiday. Adventures With Books and Manuscripts. Original buckram. Illustrated. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1936. First edition. Limited to 760 copies. Fine.

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A Book Hunter's Holiday, Adventures with Books and Manuscripts - Signed limited edition

Rosenbach, A. S. W.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1936. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, 1936, one of 760 numbered copies (no. 673) signed by Rosenbach. Large 8vo, black cloth with red leather spine label and front label, very good plus copy with slight darkening and scuffing to spine label, bookplate of Ben D. Zevin, a well known book collector and head of World Publishing in Cleveland. Slipcase somewhat shelfworn.

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A Book Hunter's Holiday, Adventures with Books and Manuscripts

Rosenbach, A. S. W.

Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1936. Near Fine condition in a bright, colorful Very Good dust jacket (price clipped, tiny chips). The jacket is protected by a removable Brodart clear-plastic sleeve. Sharp corners. NOT a library discard. NO owner's name or bookplate. Pages are crisp, clean and unmarked. 1936. First Printing of the First Edition. With 68 illustrations. A collection of nine essays, six of which first appeared in The Saturday Evening Post. Includes delightful chapters on old mystery books, the libraries of U. S. presidents, mighty women book hunters, etc. Contents: I. Letters That We Ought to Burn; II. Old Mystery Books; III. The Trail of Scarlet; IV. Extra! Extra!; V. Mighty Women Book Hunters; VI. The Libraries of the Presidents of the States; VII. Old Almanacs and Prognostications; VIII. Munchausen and Company; IX. Earliest Christmas. Index. Bound in the original cream-color cloth, stamped in bright gold over bright red panels on the spine and front cover. Complete with scarce dust jacket.. First Printing of the First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine condition/Very Good dust jacket. 8vo. xv, 259pp. + 43 plates, inserted. Great Packaging, Fast Shipping.

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Price: $84.50