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Books and Bidders, the Adventures Of a Bibliophile

By Rosenbach, A S W




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Books And Bidders The Adventures of A Bibliophile

ROSENBACH, A.S.W

Boston: Little, Brown, And Company, 1927., 1927. 8vo. pp. 1 p.l., xv, 311. numerous plates & text illus. quarter cloth, t.e.g., others untrimmed (marginal repairs to few leaves). First Edition, Large-Paper Issue, Limited to 785 numbered copies (25 hors-commerce), signed by the author.. Signed by Author(s). F. Hardcover.

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Books and Bidders. The Adventures of a Bibliophile.

ROSENBACH, A. S. W.

London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd,, 1928. With Illustrations. Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine gilt, brown top-stain. With the dust jacket. Spine a little rolled, lower edges rubbed, upper edges and top-stain faded, contents toned. A very good copy in the rubbed and nicked jacket with closed tears to the spine folds. First UK edition, first impression. Originally published in Boston in the previous year.

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BOOKS AND BIDDERS, THE ADVENTURES OF A BIBLIOPHILE

ROSENBACH, A.S.W.

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1927. Paper spine label with additional label tipped-in rear hinge. 785 copies of this large paper edition were printed, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. This is copy #484 /760 for sale.A clean wide-margined book. Housed in a worn slipcase with top edges loosened but present. Rosenbach (1876-19152) was an avid book collector, scholar, and seller of rare books and manuscripts. He has been credited with popularizing the collecting of American literature at a time when only European literature was considered collectable.. Limited, Signed Edition. 1/4 Brown Cloth Over Boards. Minor Edge and Corner Wear/No Jacket. Large Octavo.

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BOOKS AND BIDDERS THE ADVENTURES OF A BIBLIOPHILE

Rosenbach, A.S.W.

Boston: Little, Brown, 1927. Cloth and boards, paper label, t.e.g.. Plates. Endsheets a bit foxed, label darkened (spare is still tipped in), binding a bit rubbed and lightly soiled; a good copy without slipcase. First edition, limited issue. One of 785 numbered copies, specially bound and signed by the author.

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BOOKS AND BIDDERS The Adventures of a Bibliophile

A. S. W. Rosenbach

Boston: Little, Brown & Company. 1927. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Good in boards. Gold edging along top of pages. Some toning of page edges and a few pages loose in binding. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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Books and Bidders, The Adventures of a Bibliophile

Rosenbach, A. S. W

Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1927. First edition. Hardcover. Covers slightly worn and soiled. No slip-case. Else near fine copy. 8vo. Buckram backed boards with printed label on back-strip. Teg. Pp. xvi, 312. Illustrated. Index. Number 714 of 785 copies signed by the author. Large-paper edition.

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Books and Bidders The Adventures of a Bibliophile

ROSENBACH, A.S.W.

ROSENBACH, A.S.W. Books and Bidders The Adventures of a Bibliophile. With illustrations. Orig. cloth. Boston: Little, Brown, & Co., 1927. Signed by the author.

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Books and Bidders The Adventures of a Bibliophile

Rosenbach, A. S. W.

Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company. 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. VG, spine lettering faded; Top edge gilt. A must read for the bibliophile; First (1927) ; Brown cloth; 8vo; No DJ .

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Books and Bidders, The Adventures of a Bibliophile

Rosenbach, A. S. W

Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1927. Near Fine condition. Hinges are perfect. The color of the spine is exactly the same as the front and rear covers (i.e. the spine color is not sun faded as so often the case with this title). NOT a library discard. NO owner's name or bookplate. Pages are clean and unmarked. NO foxing. 1927. First Printing of the First Edition. Illustrated with 77 plates that are not included in the book's pagination [the book has a total of 402 pages]. The author, A. S. W. Rosenbach, was the greatest bookseller of the 20th Century. He was also a talented raconteur, as made evident in this volume by his delightful anecdotes as both a buyer and seller of books. Includes chapters on: A Million Dollar Bookshelf; Sold to Dr. R; Some Literary Forgeries; American Children's Books; Old Bibles; Why American Buys England's Books; The Collector's Best Bet; etc. Bound in the original gilt-stamped brown cloth.. First Printing of the First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine condition/No dust jacket. 8vo. xiv, 311pp. + 77 plates. Great Packaging, Fast Shipping.

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BOOKS AND BIDDERS THE ADVENTURES OF A BIBLIOPHILE

Rosenbach, A. S. W.

Boston: Little, Brown, & Company. Very Good. 1927. Hardcover. Brown cloth covers with gilt stamping. Previous owner signed the front free end paper. The covers show some light discoloration. The contents are slightly toned but complete and nice. Near Very Good. .

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BOOKS AND BIDDERS THE ADVENTURES OF A BIBLIOPHILE

Rosenbach, A.S.W.

Boston, 1927. xiv,311pp., plus plates. An entertaining series of nine stories by Rosenbach on the world of the book trade in the early 20th century, which first appeared in the Saturday Evening Post 1927.

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Books and Bidders, The Adventures of a Bibliophile

Rosenbach, A.S.W.

Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1927. 311pp. 2nd Printing. Original brown cloth with lettering stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. Illustrated. The delightful memoirs of "the great Rosenbach", the book dealer and collector of the Roaring Twenties who landed all of the "big fish" in collecting at that time for prices that were considered high but really bargains even for his day. Light occasional toning to the text. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Corners gently bumped.. Second Printing. Original Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

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BOOKS AND BIDDERS, THE ADVENTURES OF A BIBLIOPHILE

Rosenbach, A.S.W.

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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BOOKS AND BIDDERS, THE ADVENTURES OF A BIBLIOPHILE

Rosenbach, A.S.W.

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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