- Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1923.
- half leather over cloth, top edge gilt.
- xxxv, 284 pages.
- ISBN: none
Price: $95.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 65184
First U.S. edition. A valuable, well-illustrated, antiquarian booksellers memoir. Spencer was personally acquainted with many of the authors of his day. Much on Dickens, George Cruikshank, Phiz and a positively laudatory account of T. J. Wise and his library. With colored illustrations. Presentation on free endpaper "To C.A. Higgins, Hoping, the sea will not cause another 'Harvest Festival' on his return journey, Walt. T. Spencer, Nov 24, 1931." Minor cover soiling.