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BOOKS AND BIDDERS, THE ADVENTURES OF A BIBLIOPHILE by  A.S.W ROSENBACH - Hardcover - Limited, Signed Edition - 1927 - from Glenn Books and Biblio.co.uk

BOOKS AND BIDDERS, THE ADVENTURES OF A BIBLIOPHILE

by ROSENBACH, A.S.W

Condition: Minor Edge and Corner Wear/No Jacket


Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1927. Paper spine label with additional label tipped-in rear hinge. 785 copies of this large paper edition were printed, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. This is copy #484 /760 for sale.A clean wide-margined book. Housed in a worn slipcase with top edges loosened but present. Rosenbach (1876-19152) was an avid book collector, scholar, and seller of rare books and manuscripts. He has been credited with popularizing the collecting of American literature at a time when only European literature was considered collectable.. Limited, Signed Edition. 1/4 Brown Cloth Over Boards. Minor Edge and Corner Wear/No Jacket. Large Octavo.
  • Bookseller: Glenn Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 014183
  • Title: BOOKS AND BIDDERS, THE ADVENTURES OF A BIBLIOPHILE
  • Author: ROSENBACH, A.S.W
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Minor Edge and Corner Wear
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: Limited, Signed Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1927
  • Keywords: Books, Booksellers, Books About Books, Autograph
  • Size: Large Octavo


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