BIBLIOTHECA AMERICANA VETUSTISSIMA, A DESCRIPTION OF WORKS RELATING TO AMERICA PUBLISHED BETWEEN THE YEARS 1492 AND 1551. ADDITIONS. TWO VOLUMES BOUND IN ONE.
Reprint of the first edition published in Paris by Librairie Tross in 1872 (Besterman p.316-317 Sheehy DB6). This volume of additions with a long preface by Harrisse was meant to add to the information he had presented in his 1866 edition. In it he describes in detail an additional 186 titles. The standard work of early works on America with exhaustive detail, annotations and valuable cross-references. Scratches on front cover.
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PRINTING WEEK LIBRARY OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN KEEPSAKES.
by Franklin, Benjamin
The Library of Keepsakes were published for thirty years (one was not issued in 1954) in celebration of Printing Week in New York and commemorating the birthday of Benjamin Franklin, printer. Set complete from 1953 to 1982. Each volume reprints text by Franklin, illustrated with delightful wood engravings by John Depol. The books represent a cooperative project. They were edited by Charles V. Morris and designed by Lewis F. White (1953-66), A. Burton Carnes (1967-75), and Maxwell J. Baumwell (1976-79). This set belonged to Ben Lieberman and three of the volumes are inscribed to the Liebermans by the designer, A. Burton Carnes.