The Book-Lover's Enchiridion: a Treasury of Thoughts on the Solace and Companionship of Books, Gathered from the Writings of the Greatest Thinkers, from Cicero, Petrarch, and Montaigne, to Carlyle, Emerson, and Ruskin

Ireland, Alexander

Editorial: Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., London, 1888
Usado / Original Cloth / Cantidad: 1
Librería: Renaissance Books (Dunedin, Nueva Zelanda)
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Título: The Book-Lover's Enchiridion: a Treasury of ...

Editorial: Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., London

Año de publicación: 1888

Encuadernación: Original Cloth

Condición del libro: Very Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Dust Jacket

Edición: Fifth Edition.


"Fifth edition, revised and further enlarged". Xviii, [ii], 511 pages. Red cloth covers with gilt lettering and illustration on spine and front board. Top page edges gilt. Dimensions: 6 7/8" by 4 5/8". Spine faded. Some rubbing to edges of spine and boards. Provenance: Bookplates on front endpaper of Pat Lawlor and Robert Hughes. Pat Lawlor mentions this copy in his own book "Books and Bookmen" - "There are many editions of The Enchiridion. They grew in size and in content as edition followed edition. [. . .] The popularity of the book tempted Ireland to disclose his name, to add to the subject matter and to increase the size so that my second copy (1888) proclaims that it is the fifth edition 'revised and further enlarged'. [.] Although fond of the neat copy of the fifth edition with its brownish red cloth and gold embellishments I longed for a copy of the rare large paper issue. Eventually it came my way as many bookish treasures do [. . .]" - "Books and Bookmen", by Lawlor, Pat (1954) pp. 4-5.; 12mo. N° de ref. de la librería 003031

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