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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 Biblio.co.uk

BOOKS AND BIDDERS, THE ADVENTURES OF A BIBLIOPHILE

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. Reprint edition. Some of the chapters are Talking of Old Books, A Million Dollar Bookshelf, Sold to Dr. R.!, Some Literary Forgeries, and five others. No dust jacket. Booksellers ticket on rear pastedown. Minor shelfwear. First few pages loose.


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