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Bookman's pleasure : a recreation for booklovers

Author: Holbrook Jackson
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Company, 1947. ©1945
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948.
Bookman's pleasure.
New York, Farrar, Straus and Company, 1947
(OCoLC)607830874
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Holbrook Jackson
OCLC Number: 1127657
Notes: "This anthology shows what writers of books think of their predecessors, their contemporaries, and themselves."--Preface.
London edition (Faber & Faber limited) has title: Bookman's holiday.
Includes index.
Description: 264 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Portraits --
Self-portraits --
Miniatures --
Caricatures --
Characters --
Specimen days --
This love --
Talk and talkers --
Conversation pieces --
Designs for living --
Small talk from Helicon --
Travel pictures --
Interiors --
Good company --
Table talk --
Fill up the glass! --
At the shrine of Saint Nicotine --
How d'ye do? --
A la mode --
The gentle art --
Bookmanship --
The magic pen --
How to make poetry --
Bubbles and squeaks --
The art of praise --
The golden calf --
Say it with books --
Plague of plagiary.
Other Titles: Bookman's holiday
Responsibility: compiled by Holbrook Jackson.

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