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Old Books in the Old World:. Reminiscences of Book Buying Abroad

Old Books in the Old World:. Reminiscences of Book Buying Abroad

Old Books in the Old World:. Reminiscences of Book Buying Abroad
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Old Books in the Old World:. Reminiscences of Book Buying Abroad

by Rostenberg, Leona; Stern, Madeleine B

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1884718213
ISBN 13
9781884718212
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New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in Fine DJ.. First Edition. Hardcover. "This is a charming account of postwar book buying abroad by the 'Holmes and Watson' of antiquarian books...Filled with tales of steamships, cobblestone streets and dusty rare bookshops from original diaries, letters, and contemporary recollections" of the authors' bookbuying trips abroad between 1947 and 1957 (from the flap). Very readable and richly illustrated. An "as new" copy of this biblio-adventure. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ bright and clean. Brown cloth boards, gilt lettering. 8vo. viii, 175pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Index.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
Old Books in the Old World:. Reminiscences of Book Buying Abroad
Author
Rostenberg, Leona; Stern, Madeleine B
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Fine in Fine DJ.
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
ISBN 10
1884718213
ISBN 13
9781884718212
Publisher
Oak Knoll Press
Place of Publication
New Castle, DE
Date Published
1996
Keywords
Books on Books/Writing/Literature

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