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Books About Books: A Bio-Bibliography for Collectors by  Winslow L Webber - Signed First Edition - 1937 - from Bay Leaf Used & Rare Books, ABAA and Biblio.co.uk

Books About Books: A Bio-Bibliography for Collectors

by Webber, Winslow L

Condition: Very Good/good


Boston: Hale, Cushman & Flint, 1937. First printing. Very Good/good. Boston: Hale, Cushman & Flint, 1937 First printing Very Good/good Webber, Winslow L Books About Books: A Bio-Bibliography for Collectors Boston: Hale, Cushman & Flint, 1937, first printing Hardcover with jacket, 18 by 253 cm, 168 pp Very good with light, even yellowing, jacket is good with edge wear and chips, sun darkening on spine, and a few scuff marks There are a couple small spots of skinning on the ffep, including one spot that partially peeled off the first letter of “For” in the inscription Inscribed and signed by Webber on the ffep: “For Morris Goldberg with the compliments of Winslow L Webber” A bibliography of standard books on collecting and book history, including works by Dibdin, Hazlitt, Lang, Morley, Orcutt, Rosenbach, Sabin, etc The dust jacket is in a fresh mylar cover We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB, IOBA) is an open shop dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers <br/><br/>




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