The life of Dr. A.S.W. Rosenbach is at once the story of one of the greatest eras in the history of bookcollecting and the story of a highly respected rare book dealer. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Rosenbach: A Biography
Publisher: World Publishing Company
Publication Date: 1960
Book Condition: Clean Ex-Library
Edition: 1st Edition.
Book Description The World Publishing Company, 1960. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Superlative biography of one of the world's great booksellers, a putter-together of magnificent libraries for several decades. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. In stated First Edition state, published by World Publishing Company, Cleveland, 1960. Brick-red cloth covers, gilt lettering on black label on spine, spine sunned a bit, lettering rubbed a bit, very light bumping to spine head and foot, crimping of bottom tips for a range of pages. Book-plate affixed neatly. Frontis portrait of Rosenbach in sepia, and with lots of lovely black-and-white photographs throughout. 618 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. Bookseller Inventory # 338499
Book Description The World Publishing Company, Cleveland, 1960. hardcover. Book Condition: very good. First. Signed in full by both authors on the limitation page; No. 142 of 250 signed copies. Frontispiece and other black-and-white illustrations. 616 pages (several tiny stains at the corners of some pages in the middle of the book; otherwise fine), tall 8vo, red and black cloth with gilt stamping, slipcase. Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, (1960). First edition. Very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 265552