London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1960). Royal 8vo. Orig. cloth. In chipped dustjacket. (618pp.). With frontispiece portr. and 35 photographs. 1st ed. Assoc. newspaper cuttings loosely inserted. NOTE: The life of one of the greatest book collectors. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : Rosenbach: A Biography.
Éditeur : 1960
Description du livre Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, (1960). First edition, first printing. Terra-cotta cloth with gilt lettering and rules against a black spine block; photo-pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated. Spots of dampstain to upper page edges, rubbing to spine, pages mildly age-toned, creases to a few pages, thus very good plus; fair jacket: vertical split to spine panel, substantial darkening, edgewear, chipping, edge tears, cello-tape reinforcement. Here, created by two of the men who worked with him and knew him best, is a portrait of the the "Napoleon of the auction room," the "apple-cheeked, fun-loving, scholarly, bawdy, tale-spinning, elephant-memoried supersalesman of great books."  pages. N° de réf. du libraire 5092900