A Batsford Century. The Record of a Hundred Years of Publishing and Bookselling 1843-1943.

Worcestershire: B.T. Batsford Ltd., (1944),

Second Impression with corrections. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. (x), 148pp. B.T. Batsford Ltd., Item #31481

T.e.g. "In 1843, Bradley Thomas Batsford opened a secondhand bookshop and in 1943, Batsford, Limited published this record of the "Batsford Century'. . .for a limited world, the world of printers, booksellers, bookbinders and authors who ply their trade in asociation with the Batsford name. This very English book about a business. . .is a historical sketch of the writing and publishing of English books about architecture and other arts and crafts; old ways, old buildings and old characters; and an account of men dead and living who had a passion for this Batsford job." Much of the book is written by Batsford himself with other members of the firm contributing pieces. Dust jacket chipped and foxed, price clipped.

Price: $25.00

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