Order Nr. 139901 HARPER ESTABLISHMENT; OR, HOW THE STORY BOOKS ARE MADE. Jacob Abbott.

HARPER ESTABLISHMENT; OR, HOW THE STORY BOOKS ARE MADE.

(Abbott, Jacob).
  • Hamden, CT: Shoe String Press, (1956).
  • square 12mo.
  • cloth.
  • (vi), 7-160 pages.

Price: $40.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 139901

Reprint of the 1855 first edition with a two page preface by Jacob Blanck. Bookplate of Jacob L. Chernofsky on front pastedown. A near fine copy. Dedication to Blanck. Blanck calls this book the best summary of 19th century book production that was ever written. Illustrated. The reprint is almost as scarce as the original edition.