The Colophon, Parts 1-14


The Colophon, Parts 1-14

ADLER, Elmer et al (eds.)

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A Book Collector's Quarterly Published in America . Highlights: Colophons by Ruth S. Granniss; Firsts, Issues & Points by George H. Sargent; On Breaking Into Type by H. L. Mencken, Illustrating "Huckleberry Finn" by E. W. Kemble; Memories of Rupert Brooke by R. W. Hathaway; Walt Whitman's Visit to the Shakers by Emory Holloway; Diamonds in the Rough by Samuel L. Clemens; Harriet Martineau, Deaf Blue-Stocking by Ernest Elmo Calkins; Death by Spontaneous Combustion by J. De Lancey Ferguson; A Sketch of The Origin of Species by Paul B. Victorius; The Writing of Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton; Westward Ho! with Charles Kingsley by Wilfred Partington; Some Bookwomen of the Fifteenth Century by E. Miriam Lone; Stephen Crane by Vincent Starrett; The Golden Cockerel Press by Robert Gibbings; Thoughts on Half-Titles by R. W. Chapman; The Rare book Collection of the Library of Congress by V. Valta Parma; The Origins of Publishers' Cloth Binding by John Carter; The First Editor of Shakespeare by Edward Wagenknecht; A Kipling Problem by Lloyd H. Chandler; The Way to Wealth For Indigent Bookmen by Pierce Butler; The Early Adventures of "Sister Carrie" by Theodore Dreiser; An Inquiry into Huckleberry Finn by Irving S. Underhill; My First Novels There Were Two by Willa Cather; The Way of the Best Seller by Lillian Gary Taylor; Robert Frost and His Books by Frederic Melcher; Book Collecting For All Purses by Seymour de Ricci; etc.

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  • Publisher: n/a
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  • Date Published: 1930-33
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  • Condition: Ex library - very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    Parts 1-14 of original 20 vol. run. Unpaginated. 27 cm. Mainly b&w illustrations with a few colour. Hardcovers. 10 vols. are ex library with call labels on front covers, envelopes on front pastedowns, blind stamps on title pages. Some wear to edges and spine ends. The plate "Hilltop" is missing from vol. 5.

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