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BOOKS AND BIDDERS, THE ADVENTURES OF A BIBLIOPHILE by  A.S.W Rosenbach - Hardcover - 1927 - from Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press and


by Rosenbach, A.S.W

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Boston: Little, Brown and Co, 1927. cloth, top edge gilt. 8vo. cloth, top edge gilt. xiv, 311 pages and 78 illustrations. First edition, second impression. Some of the chapters are Talking of Old Books, A Million Dollar Bookshelf, Sold to Dr. R.!, Some Literary Forgeries, and five others. Light shelfwear. Bookplate on front pastedown. Exlibrary with markings. Lacking dust jacket.


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First Edition
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top edge gilt
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