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Lot 45: Fabes, G.H. The Romance of a Bookshop 1904-1929.

Books: History, Travel, Literature, Fine printing

Platinum House

by Bubb Kuyper: Auctioneers of Books, Graphic Art & Manuscripts

November 27, 2012

Haarlem, Netherlands

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Description: Fabes, G.H. The Romance of a Bookshop 1904-1929. (London), n.publ., 1929, 56p., num. photogr. plates/ portraits, contemp. calf w. gilt borders, blindst. inner dentelles, spine gilt, a.e.g., large 8vo. = SIGNED by Gilbert S. Foyle and 2x by William A. Foyle of Foyle's bookshop, London. Knight, C. Shadows of The Old Booksellers. London, Bell and Daldy, 1865, XIV,(2),320p., orig. gilt blindst. cl. - AND 2 others similar in 3 vols.: K.F. PFAU, Das Buch berühmter Buchhändler. Eine Sammlung von Lebensbildern berühmter Männer (Leipsic, 1885/ 1886, 2 vols., num. portraits, orig. unif. wr.) and W.T. SPENCER, Forty Years in My Bookshop. Ed. and introd. Th. Moult. London, Constable & Co., 1923, num. (col.) plates, orig. gilt cl., t.e.g.).

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