Title: Other People's Books: Association Copies and...
Publisher: Caxton Club,, Chicago:
Publication Date: 2011
Edition: First Edition..
quarto, 214 pp. This book provides stories of fifty-two presentation copies from 1470 to 1986, narrating how each book came to be inscribed. Containing 112 illustrations, Other People's Books: Association Copies and the Stories They Tell is a lively historical account of the journey of twenty-four books from institutional collections and twenty-eight from private hands. Set in England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Sweden, and the United States, these books range in topics from astronomy, ornithology, political science, and psychology, to art, film, history, and literature. While many of the books are presentation inscriptions directly from the author, others were inscribed by someone who was closely connected with the authors. The book highlights the owners of these volumes now, many of whom are famous names in literature and history or are book scholars and collectors. An introduction by Thomas Tanselle on the history of association copies is also included. Bookseller Inventory # 21493
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