FREE TRADE IN BOOKS, A STUDY OF THE LONDON BOOK TRADE SINCE 1800.
Barnes, James J.
First edition. Contains information on the first major conflict between the Booksellers Association and some private booksellers and publishers. Two of these outspoken individuals were Dickens and Gladstone. Largely devoted to the book trade organization and resale price maintenance after 1800. Ex-library copy with markings.
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THE GREAT HOTEL MURDER.
by Starrett, Vincent
First edition (Honce 41). Riley Blackwood, a drama critic is asked by his friend, the hotel manager, to help him find the person who murdered one of his clients. Presentation "To Perry James - who heard most of it in manuscript, Vincent Starrett." Jacket chipped with small pieces missing at spine ends. Spotting along gutters. Very difficult to find in jacket and this copy is a presentation!