Hattiesburg, Miss.: [The Author] The Book Farm, January, 1939. . 8vo, self-wrappers, front printed Heartman (1883-1953), a German emigr was a pivotal figure in the Americana, African-American Studies and bibliographical fields. He authored one of the first catalogued on African Americans and made important contributes to many of the major collections iof the period. His Book Farm was a play on George Ripley's Brook Farm, for Heartman's ambition was to start a Utopian community based on Ripley's ideals. He moved often, from New York and New Jersey to New Orleans, to Biloxi, Mississippi. The last imprints with the Book Farm designation were published in New Braunfels, TexasHeartman edited "The American Collector" and "The American Book Collector," he published well-regarded and carefully detailed bibliographies and reprints as part of his Heartman Historical Series, and produced catalogues for his auctions and mail-order business.Bruce McKinney has a most interesting article on him at http://www.rarebookhub.com/articles/224?page=1=id=224=id=224=id=224=id=224=id=224There is also a a good article by Peggy Price at:https://www.finebooksmagazine.com/issue/201004/heartman-1.phtml (Inventory #: 2685)
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