Order Nr. 20344 LITERARY INDUSTRIES, A MEMOIR. Hubert Howe Bancroft.


  • New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891.
  • thick 8vo.
  • original cloth.
  • xxxii, 446, (2) pages.

Price: $95.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 20344

Reprint of the first edition of 1890 which was originally volume 39 of the works of Bancroft issued in 1890. Bancroft, a bookseller and publisher in early California, put together the famous Bancroft Collection of Western Americana. This is the fascinating story of his life and the building of the collection. Inscribed on title page "H. Abby Brown, Compliments of Geo. H. Morrison" who was a Director of The History Company and The Bancroft Company (see text of book). Covers rubbed.