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Garrulities of an Octogenerian Editor with Other Essays Somewhat Biographical and Autobiographical

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Garrulities of an Octogenerian Editor with Other Essays Somewhat Biographical and Autobiographical

by Holt, Henry (SIGNED BY FLORENCE HOLT)

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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1924. Second Impression . Blue Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. January, 1924. Frontispiece: faux signature of author dated September, 1923, is tissue protected. Preface by H.H. is dated Sept. 26, 1923 at Dublin, New Hampshire. Book is divided thus: Part I. Life and Friends, Part II. My Four Great Teachers, Part III. Conclusions. Illustrations: frontis, HH at 25, at 47 and at 70. 443 pp. plus: Index. Dark blue boards feature gilt text on spine and text/decorations (open book over banner) on front. Book has rough cut fore edge. Spine ends are rubbed, corners very slightly scuffed. Several pages towards back are uncut. Book is tight, square and the dedication of Mrs. Holt, notwithstanding, unnotated. ffep : To our old and dear friend __ Charles W. Colby from the author's wife Florence T. Holt. August 17th, 1939. Bookseller's Inventory # 112093. Signed by Mrs. Holt. Digital pictures available on request. SIGNED

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
002093
Title
Garrulities of an Octogenerian Editor with Other Essays Somewhat Biographical and Autobiographical
Author
Holt, Henry (SIGNED BY FLORENCE HOLT)
Format/binding
Blue Cloth
Book condition
second hand - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
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Edition
Second Impression
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Company
Place of Publication
Boston and New York
Date Published
1924
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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An online bookstore that just grew from a combination of a love of books, a desire to save them from landfill and an inability to bypass yard sales. A considerable percentage of my inventory is signed editions. I also take pride in my Canadiana catalogue.

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