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The magic of the book : more reminiscences and adventures of a bookman

Author: William Dana Orcutt
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown & Co., 1930.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Trade edition]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Dana Orcutt
OCLC Number: 1394888
Notes: "First impression of the Trade Edition"--Title page verso.
Description: [6], vi-xi, [3] 3-314, [2] pages, 49 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (1 colour), facsimiles, portraits ; 25 cm [i-xii] pages, 1 leaf, 3-314 pages, 1 leaf : color frontispiece, illustrations, plates, facs. ; 23 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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