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Covering a Continent: A Story of Newsstand Distribution and Sales by (AMERICAN NEWS COMPANY) - First Edition - 1930 - from Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA (SKU: 44220)

Covering a Continent: A Story of Newsstand Distribution and Sales

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Covering a Continent: A Story of Newsstand Distribution and Sales

by (AMERICAN NEWS COMPANY)

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About This Item

New York: The American News Company, Inc, 1930. Hardcover. 4to. Faux vellum spine and brown paper over boards with gilt lettering and decoration. 61pp, (1p). Frontispiece, numerous illustrations, large foldout map centerfold, decorative endpapers. Very good. Binding a tad edgeworn and lightly soiled, though internally tight and fine. Attractive first edition of this promotional keepsake, a company history. Despite their company, this behemoth distributor headquartered in New York City (1864-1957) also handled magazines, books and comic books and they dominated the field in the latter 19th century and first half of the 20th. Uncommon.

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Seller
Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA US (US)
Seller Inventory #
44220
Title
Covering a Continent: A Story of Newsstand Distribution and Sales
Author
(AMERICAN NEWS COMPANY)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The American News Company, Inc
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1930
Bookseller catalogs
Books; Bibliography & Books About Books; Newspapers; Business & Economics;

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA

Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts accepts most major credit cards and PayPal. Checks are welcome. Institutions will be accommodated as their procedures require. Every effort has been made to describe each book and any defects accurately. If an item proves unsatisfactory for any reason, it may be returned within seven days. We would appreciate a courtesy call if an item is being returned. Member ABAA, ILAB, MWABA, The Manuscript Society.

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA

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About Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA

Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been serving book lovers, collectors and institutions since 1991. Our inventory of quality out-of-print books spans 50 subjects, while the extensive autograph holdings have a decidedly historical bent, reflecting personages from every field of human endeavor.

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
vellum
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. ...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
tight
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