Merle Johnson's American First Editions

Merle Johnson's American First Editions

Johnson, Merle; Revised and Enlarged by Jacob Blanck

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Price: $15.00

Place Published: New York
Publisher: R. R. Bowker
Date Published: 1942
Edition: Fourth edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 46108


553pp. Octavo [24 cm] Red cloth over boards. Top edge gilt. Good, ex-library with the usual marks on the endpapers and title page. The spine has been painted over with a dark varnish, and there are library numbers at the foot of the spine. Else, the pages are very clean.


A fourth edition of Johnson's American First Editions, reflecting the significant changes in book-collecting, such as the change in American book-collecting habits, an increase in the publication of ephemeral material, and the more frequent production of advance-copies.