FORTY YEARS IN MY BOOKSHOP. Walter T. Spencer.

FORTY YEARS IN MY BOOKSHOP.

Edited with An Introduction by Thomas Moult.

  • Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1923.
  • 8vo.
  • 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.