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FROM MY LIBRARY WALLS : A Kaleidoscope of Memories

Orcutt, William Dana

Editorial: Longman, Green & Co, New York, NY, 1945
Condición: Collectible - Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: 100POCKETS (Berkeley, CA, Estados Unidos de America)

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Stated First Editon. Text/BRAND NEW & bright. Black linen boards w/gilt lettering/Fine. DJ/Good w/faded spine & nips, chips, closed tears, & losses to upper/lower edges; published price of three dollars. Frontispiece: author's photo portrait. William Dana Orcutt (1870 - 1953), Harvard of 1892, head of Univ Press, always maintaining with close ties to the publishing world, author of some 30 books, and with much interest in bookbinding. Reference to the old saying "walls have ears", Orcutt happily announces, and "my walls (those of his own library) also have tongues", hence the book's title. A book lover's memories, reflections, and anecdotes grouped in 5 parts: Part I, Among the Garrickians; II, Italy and Way Stations; III, The Magic Carpet in France; IV, Good Old England as a Stop-Over; V, The Literary Hub of the Universe; and, VI, Star-Spangled Banner followed by Epilogue: The Garden of Memories, and, Names of Persons and Places (the index). As the sub-title says, it is a kaleidoscope of a travels in America and Europe, life's journey never without books. Fine copy in lesser dustjacket. N° de ref. de la librería 001522

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Título: FROM MY LIBRARY WALLS : A Kaleidoscope of ...

Editorial: Longman, Green & Co, New York, NY

Año de publicación: 1945

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro:Collectible - Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Good

Edición: First Edition, First Thus

Tipo de libro: First Edition, First Thus

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