Author's Presentation Copy

Excursions in Libraria by G.H. Powell

US$24.00
Excursions in Libraria by G.H. Powell
Author's Presentation Copy

Hardcover. Conditon: Very Good. 1895. Lawrence & Bullen. Presentation Copy.

Inscribed "To Mess'r C + E Brown, Booksellers, Queens Read, Bayswater - With the author's compts' sept 8 1910"

Contents:
Preface.--The philosophy of rarity. [Rev. and enl. from "A discourse of rare books", in Macmillan's magazine, July, 1893]--A Gascon tragedy (14th cent.) [Episode from Froissart relating to Gaston III Phébus, comte de Foix]--A shelf of old story books.--The pirates' paradise (1740)--A medley of memoirs.--With Rabelais at Rome (1536)--The wit of history. [Based on article in Pall Mall Magazine, Feb. 1895]--Index