- New York: R.R. Bowker, 1972, 1975, 1978, 1981.
- large 8vo.
- xvi, 646; xiv, 813; xiii, 774; xiv, 830 pages.
Price: $550.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 46760
First edition. An excellent history of publishing in the United States. Each volume covers a different chronological period. Presentation from the author on free endpaper of volumes 1 "for Mark- with admiration and affection John," and in volume 3 "for Mark with affection, admiration and very best wishes, John, Southbury, MA, Dec 9, 1978." From the library of Mark Carroll. Clipped newspaper obituaries of Alfred Knopf inserted in volume 4 (which has foxed endpaper and pastedown). Well preserved set.