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Fragrance Among Old Volumes: Essays and Idylls of a Book Lover by  Basil Anderton - Hardcover - Reprint - 1967 - from Bay Leaf Used & Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 1304)

Fragrance Among Old Volumes: Essays and Idylls of a Book Lover

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Fragrance Among Old Volumes: Essays and Idylls of a Book Lover

by Anderton, Basil

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Freeport, NY: Books for Libraroes Press, 1967. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good. Freeport, NY: Books for Libraroes Press, 1967. Reprint. Very Good. Anderton, Basil. Fragrance Among Old Volumes: Essays and Idylls of a Book Lover. Freeport, New York: Books for Libraries Press, Inc., 1967, reprint edition of the original 1910 Keegan Paul edition. Blue buckram with very faded gilt spine titles, 15 by 21.8 cm, xi 110 pp., illus. Faint cover wear and a small nick on the top edge of the back cover. Ten essays, including “Magliabecchi: The Great Florentine Bookman,” “Concerning the Book-Plates of Thomas Bewick,” and “Two Minor Books of Emblems.” No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. 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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Bookseller
Bay Leaf Used & Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1304
Title
Fragrance Among Old Volumes: Essays and Idylls of a Book Lover
Author
Anderton, Basil
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
Reprint
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Books for Libraroes Press
Place of Publication
Freeport, NY
Date published
1967

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