Boston: Little, Brown, 1931,
First Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. (xiv), 350pp. Little, Brown, Item #29141
Extensively illustrated with photographic plates of cloth bindings, manuscripts and bindings for special books. The text follows the collector, who was editor of "The Ladies Home Journal", in his pursuit of rare first editions, their variants, the neglected Americans of the nineteenth century novel. With a detailed index. Chipping to edge of jacket, which is price clipped. Spare spine label tipped-in at back.