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A Catalogue for the Easter Term containing divers matters relating to the History of the Book. Its Printers, Technique, Art, Collectors, Compilers, Repositories and Forgers and its Unusual Delights.
Author: Rostenberg, Leona
Reference #: 1810
List Price: $75.00
New York: Leona Rostenberg Rare Books, 1946. Octavo. Stapled Card Covers. Near Fine.
Listed as the Associate, Madeleine Stern, the "junior partner", was most reluctant to choose this theme for the first offering of what was to become a decades-long friendship and partnership. "But isn't that terribly limited?" she remembers saying (Old Books, Rare Friends, p. 151). The catalogue is now part of the history of the trade in the modern era, and was, in fact, extremely well received by the public, fellow antiquarian dealers, and the Special Collections departments of leading universities. With 46 + [3, references] pages, and Index verso both covers, and a listing of 100 items, our copy is lightly age-toned at the edges (more so on the title page), but has no markings or previous owner names. The order form remains tipped in on the blank verso of p. .
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