A STORY OF A BOOKMAN: A BIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY.

By: Shipherd, H. Robinson,

Price: $20.00 USD

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Book Condition: Very Good


96 pp, 8vo (8 3/16" H). Signed on the title page: "H. Robinson Shipherd / July 26, 1960". "Here is the story of a busy, useful, and dynamic life - the story of a smalltown boy from Long Island whose alert interest in life and the world has carried him from one happy and rewarding professional experience to another." Typesetter, teacher, minister, editor, printer, publisher. "In this warm, intimate volume is a treasure chest of fascinating, behind-the-scenes information about the art of making books." Contents: In the Country; In the Big Town; To College; In the Big World; In Print; In France; Bacon or Shakspere?; A Variety of Experiences; Pulpit Teaching; Back to Books; Sizing Up the Manuscript; Making the Author Unmistakable; Catching the Boners; Alphabetical Contents at the Rear; The Busy Years; Index. Loose copy of the author's bookplate laid in, two small light stains and a small tear (archivally taped) on page 38, minor light foxing to edges of textblock, very minor edge wear. Dust jacket has moderate edge wear, small chips at top of spine, two tiny closed tears, light browning and foxing to some edges, faint foxing on panels, light rubbing/soiling.

Title: A STORY OF A BOOKMAN: A BIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY.

Author Name: Shipherd, H. Robinson,

Categories: American History & Travel, Books About Books,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Exposition Press: 1955

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13173

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