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Museum People

By Thomson, Peggy




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Museum People: Collectors and Keepers at the Smithsonian

THOMSON, Peggy

Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall Inc, 1977. Hardcover. Illustrations by Joseph Low. Small 4to. Beige linen with gilt spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. xviii, 305pp. Frontispiece, map, numerous line drawings. Fine/very good. Faintest jacket edgewear at spine head/tail (only), else fine. Superbly tight and handsome first edition of these informal behind-the-scenes essays about the Smithsonian's many people and their varying specialties. Nicely inscribed and signed in red ink on half-title page "for Eb Malott / a museum person herself / not to mention a surprising / authority on the sea cow / Peggy Thomson / 1979." (Elizabeth "Ibby" Malott, d. 2003. was wife of Robert Malott, 1926-2018, noted Chicago businessman, CEO of FMC Corporation, Republican politico and philanthropist.).

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Museum people: Collectors and keepers at the Smithsonian

Peggy Thomson

Prentice-Hall, 1977. Unbound. Good.

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Tales of a Sportsman's Wife

Prescott, Marjorie Wiggin

Boston: Privately printed. Good only (see notes). 1936. 1st, limited. hardcover. 8vo . 18 pp . Produced as an Xmas gift, limited to 150 cc. Damplines on all pages down the gutter and along the foreedge. Scarce. .

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Museum people: Collectors and keepers at the Smithsonian

Peggy Thomson

Prentice-Hall, 1977. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Light edge wear to jacket. Price-clipped.

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Price: $12.00