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OLD BOOKS IN THE OLD WORLD:  REMINISCENCES OF BOOK BUYING ABROAD., Rostenberg, Leona & Stern, Madeleine B.

Author Name    Rostenberg, Leona & Stern, Madeleine B.

Title   OLD BOOKS IN THE OLD WORLD: REMINISCENCES OF BOOK BUYING ABROAD.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Good+

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New Castle, Delaware Oak Knoll 1996

ISBN Number    1884718183 / 9781884718182

Seller ID   29662

175 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs. "(A) charming account of postwar book buying abroad by the 'Holmes and Watson' of antiquarian books. After the (Second World War), Americans went abroad for European culture, food and art, but Rostenberg & Stern, the Grand Dames of the antiquarian book-selling world, went to Europe to buy old books. (This book) glows with the details of their book-buying trips abroad between 1947 and 1957. Filled with tales of steamships, cobblestone streets and dusty rare bookshops, this illustrated journal draws from original diaries and letters and contemporary recollections. Full of history and bookish tales, this personal insight into postwar Europe and the antiquarian bookselling scene will be of interest both to the seasoned bibliophile and to the casual reader." Very small area of slight surface paper loss on front free endpaper, very minor edge wear. Dust jacket is price clipped; has fading to color on spine, rear hinge and at top edge; small corner crease on rear flap; light wrinkling at top edge; light rubbing.

Leona  Rostenberg,  Madeleine  Stern,  Booksellers,  American,  New  York,  Antiquarian,  Travel,  Louisa  May  Alcott,  Aldine  Press,  Basle,  Switzerland,  Michel  Bernstein,  Robert  Boyle,  Cambridge  England,  Chamonal,  Librairie  Historique  Clavreuil,  Raymond  Clavreuil,  Cumberland  House  London,  Irving  Davis,  Francis  Edwards,  Ephemera,  Feminism,  Ifan  Kyrle  Fletcher,  Florence  Italy,  Folger  Shakepeare  Library,  French  Revolution,  Geneva,  E.P.  Goldschmidt,  Grafton  &  Co.,  The  Hague,  Hilversum  Holland,  Hoboken  New  Jersey,  International  League  Of  Antiquarian  Booksellers,  Jack  Joseph,  London,  Martin  Luther,  Maggs  Bros.,  Marks  &  Co.,  McLeish  &  Sons,  Milan,  Italy,  Munich,  Winifred  Myers,  Newberry  Library,  Francis  Norman,  Oxford,  Paris,  Eleanor  Pitcher,  Bernard  Quartich,  Hilde  Rosenthal,  Rostenberg  &  Stern,  William  Shakespeare,  Strasbourg,  Jacques  Vellekoop,  Venice,  Vienna,  Ernest  Weil,  Stanley  Wheeler,  Donald  G.  Wing,  Book  Buying. 

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