Auction 165, Lot 787

"[2 Volumes] A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, from Its Discovery to the Present Time",

Subject: References

Period: 1960 (published)


Color: Black & White

9.7 x 7.8 inches
24.6 x 19.8 cm

This is the Mini-Print Corp. reprint of the so-called "bibliophilic monument" originally published from 1868-1936. The project was begun by bookseller Joseph Sabin, continued by Wilberforce Eames, the "Dean of American bibliographers," and completed by R. W. G. Vail. This reprint compresses all 29 volumes into just two books. An exhaustive reference for collectors of any stripe. Hardbound in rust cloth with gilt titles on covers and spines.


Condition: B+

Contents very good with minor soiling and toning along the sheet edges. Covers have light soiling and shelf wear.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 11/15/2017