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Dr. Rosenbach and Mr. Lilly : book collecting in a golden age

Author: Joel SilverMichael BixlerWinifred BixlerBird & Bull Press.Campbell-Logan Bindery.All authors
Publisher: Newtown, Pa. : Bird & Bull Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is a story about book collecting. It has two main characters--J.K. Lilly, Jr. (1893-1966), a book collector whose library is now housed at the Lilly Library at Indiana University, and Dr. A.S.W. Rosenbach (1875-1952), an antiquarian bookseller whose own private library may be viewed and consulted at the Rosenbach Museum & Library in Philadelphia."--Prologue.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Typefaces (Type evidence)
Named Person: A S W Rosenbach; Josiah Kirby Lilly; Josiah Kirby Lilly; A S W Rosenbach
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Silver; Michael Bixler; Winifred Bixler; Bird & Bull Press.; Campbell-Logan Bindery.; ArjoWiggins (Firm)
OCLC Number: 607584585
Notes: "140 copies printed on Arches mouldmade paper ... The book was composed in Dante types by Michael and Winifred Bixler and bound by the Campbell-Logan Bindery"--Colophon.
Quarter black morocco with mounted label; green cloth boards with gold stamping.
Title printed in red and black; vignette.
Description: 131 pages, [1] leaf of plates : color facsimiles ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Doctor Rosenbach and Mr. Lilly
Rosenbach & Lilly
R & L
Responsibility: by Joel Silver.

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"This is a story about book collecting. It has two main characters--J.K. Lilly, Jr. (1893-1966), a book collector whose library is now housed at the Lilly Library at Indiana University, and Dr. A.S.W. Rosenbach (1875-1952), an antiquarian bookseller whose own private library may be viewed and consulted at the Rosenbach Museum & Library in Philadelphia."--Prologue.

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