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Dr. A.S.W. Rosenbach
The Bibliophile's Bible
A Bookhunter's Holiday
Presentation Copy
 
Signed and Inscribed
 

Dr. A.S.W. Rosenbach(b.1883-d.1959). THis book, A Book Hunter's Holiday is the seminal work of of a great American book and manuscript authority. Dr. Rosenbach was an anitiquarian book dealer in Philadelphia and he helped to assemble major collections for some of our major institutions such as the Huntington Library and the The Folger Shakespeare Library.In his day he wasa known as the abob of rare books and First Editions.He was known as "rosy" in part because he had the typical appearance of one who loved demon rum and he often showed up at major auctions under the influence, at least according to Charles Hamilton.This book is very much sought after by book collectors and has become very RARE. The book itself is in fine condition. The dust jacket shows evidence of wear with some paper loss and it is price-clipped. The book is signed in fountain pen Edmund G. Burke with the respect and best wishes of A.S.W. Rosenbach, Feb 2,1946, n.p. but probably Philadelphia. Price:$175.00

 

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