cloth-backed boards, paper spine label, dust jacket, top edge gilt, slipcase
by Newton, A. Edward
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1928. cloth-backed boards, paper spine label, dust jacket, top edge gilt, slipcase. 8vo. cloth-backed boards, paper spine label, dust jacket, top edge gilt, slipcase. xvi, 410 pages with 135 illustrations, some in color. First edition. Three errors noted: Page x of list of illustrations states that "A Club Binding" is on page 128; Headline on page 49 reads "The Books of My Childhood" instead of "The Books of My Boyhood"; the illustrations on page 231 are inverted - never corrected though Newton issued a postcard noting the error. Published in October 1926 and sold for $5.00. This book contains a reference to Bernard Quaritch on page 195 which resulted in a law suit against Newton and much controversy. Tears along front cover of jacket. Slipcase cracked along hinges. (Inventory #: 25105)
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