Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1922. Fourth edition. Hardcover. g+ to vg+. Octavo. (xxvii) 373pp. Black 3/4 leather over blue cloth boards. Spine with gilt lettering, ruling and raised bands. Gilt ruling on front cover and gilt top edge. Marbled endpapers. Foredge of book block uncut. Tissue guard protecting title page. This famed work on book collecting by Newton was extremely popular in it's day, and takes a very personal and lively style in discussing the author's personal experiences and general guidance for collectors. Illustrated throughout with b&w portrait photos and illustrations of authors, and reproductions of illustrations, personal letters by authors and title pages of various books. Binding with some rubbing to front hinge, head, tail, raised bands of spine and corners. Some light smudging and scratches to front and back boards. Binding in overall good+, interior in very good- condition. (Inventory #: 40900)
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