The Bondage of Ballinger
Place Published: Chicago, New York, and Toronto
Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company
Date Published: 1903
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 37988
214pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Original red cloth stamped in gilt. Top edge trimmed; other edges deckled. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. Very good. The spine ends and corners of the covers are dinged. The spine is mildly slanted. The front free endsheet has a prior owner's initials, and there is a contemporary owner's name on the top edge of the title page. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his bookplate on the front pastedown.
A bookseller novel! A novel with a theme of monomania, centering on books.