Author:Rosenbach, A.S.W

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Books and Bidders :The Adventures of a Bibliophile

By: Rosenbach, A.S.W.

Price: $42.08

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown & Co.: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008777

Condition: Very Good


311 pp, brown clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering, top edge gilt. Collection of nine articles: Talking of old books, million dollar bookshelf, sold to Dr. R!, some literary forgeries, among old manuscripts, american Children's books, old bibles, why America buys England's books, and the Collector's best bet. book spine slightly sunned . View more info

A Descriptive Catalogue of the John Frederick Lewis Collection of European Manuscripts in the Free Library of Philadelphia

By: Wolf II, Edwin w/intro by Rosenbach, Dr. A.S.W.

Price: $97.75

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Free Library of Philadelphia: 1937

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 008485

Condition: Very Good


(20), 219 pp, index, red cloth boards w/gilt lettering, Inscribed to Paul VanderBilt & SIGNED by Edwin Wolf 2nd on the ffep. John Lewis began to gather a collection of books relating to engraving. He was interested in it from an historical standpoint and also from its technical side. He first began to gather a collection of books relating to its history & development. This book is form an edition of one thousand copies and was designed by Richard Ellis & produced under his supervision by the Haddon Craftsmen of Camden, New Jersey. slight sunning to the spine View more info