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The magic of the book; more reminiscences and adventures of a bookman,

Author: William Dana Orcutt
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company, 1930.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Personal correspondence
Biography
Biographies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Dana Orcutt
OCLC Number: 1011943546
Notes: Title vignette.
Frontispiece, colored plate, and colored portrait accompanied by guard sheets with descriptive letterpress.
"Three hundred and seventy-five copies of this limited edition have been printed, and are inscribed by the author. Of the twenty-five copies which are not for sale this is copy for copyright."
"First impression of the trade edition."
Bound in brown cloth; stamped in gold in a design after Roger Payne; top edges gilt.
Description: 4 preliminary leaves, vii-xii, 314 [2] pages color frontispiece, illustrations, plates, facsimiles 25 cm
Contents: Foreword --
The seats of the mighty --
The resurrection of the Vatican library --
The language of type --
Pens turned into swords --
In quest of Sweynheym and Pannartz --
Bodoni at home --
The real investment that lies in books --
Index and bibliography.
Responsibility: by William Dana Orcutt.

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