Title: American Book Collectors and Collecting from...
Publisher: H. W. Wilson,, New York:
Publication Date: 1941
Binding: brown cloth.
Edition: First Edition..
octavo, xi, 391pp. Besides chapters on important collectors and their libraries, Cannon also covers chapters by subject; Americana, American Indian, Scholarly, English Literature, Modern Literature, Shakespeareana, etc. Among the remarkable collectors and collections described are James Logan, Thomas Jefferson, Isaiah Thomas, John Carter Brown, George Brinley, Beverly Chew, Brayton Ives, John Wrenn, Harry Elkins Widener, Jerome Kern, William Andrews Clark, Jr., Albert Ashton Berg, John Quinn, Henry Clay Folger, Wilberforce Eames, and many more. With an index. Name and date on front pastedown endpaper, else a fine, clean copy. Bookseller Inventory # 18051
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