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Allen Lane- A Personal Portrait

Allen Lane- A Personal Portrait

Allen Lane- A Personal Portrait
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Allen Lane- A Personal Portrait

by W.E.Williams

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  • first
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ISBN 10
0370104749
ISBN 13
9780370104744
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London: The Bodley Head, 1973. First Edition. HC and DJ. 96 pp. Sir Allen Lane (1902-70) pioneered the paperback revolution and founded one of the best known imprints in World publishing. Air William Emrys Williams was a close frie nd and collaborator from the earliest days. He gives insight into the unorthodox ways of the Penquin operation as it devoloped from its modest origins. An affectionate portrait of a great publisher. P hoto of Sir Allen Lane on back of DJ. An important little book for anyone with a passion for the history of book publishing and particularly The Bodley Head. Jacket is blue and white with a longish bl ack and white penguin on bottom. Some wear to jacket.: scuffing , tear at top; chip. Price clip. Binding is blue cloth on board with with gold lettering... HC and DJ. V. Good/Good-.

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Bookseller
Ghost River Books CA (CA)
Bookseller's Inventory #
000321
Title
Allen Lane- A Personal Portrait
Author
W.E.Williams
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - V. Good
Jacket Condition
Good-
ISBN 10
0370104749
ISBN 13
9780370104744
Publisher
The Bodley Head
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1973

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