FISHERS OF BOOKS. Barton CURRIE.

FISHERS OF BOOKS

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated with many plates and facsimiles. Extra spine label tipped in at the rear. INSCRIBED and SIGNED on the front endpaper by the author on 29 January 1931: "To E. W. Howe, whose THE/STORY OF A COUNTRY TOWN leads/my list of tomes to collect./With warmest regards/Barton Currie." Howe self-published his first novel, THE STORY OF A COUNTRY TOWN, in 1883. It was well-received by Mark Twain and others. He went on to write much fiction and journalism. A 1919 edition of his VENTURES IN COMMON SENSE featured a foreword by H. L. Mencken, to whom Howe has been compared. Spine and covers sunned. About Very Good, lacking the dustwrapper. Item #019878

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