THE WORLD OF BOOKS IN CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY.
First edition, second impression of 1949. Well illustrated history of the early book world including chapters on Roman publishers, bookshops in Athens and Rome, etc. Ex library copy with markings.
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REPORT OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON THE CONDUCT OF THE WAR. ...
First edition (Nevins II, 116) - "A detailed report on the first battles in the East, and indicative of the actions of the most meddlesome of congressional committees." Additional supplemental volumes were issued. Franklin Institute Library bookplate on front pastedowns. Some fraying at spine heads. Well preserved.