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A Batsford Century: the record of a hundred years of publishing and bookselling 1843 - 1943.

Author: Bolitho, Hector [editor]
ISBN #: 
Price: $15.00
Publisher: London: B.T. Batsford
Book Condition: VG
Dust Jacket Condition: VG-
Binding: Hard Cover
Pub Date: 1944
Second impression with corrections, Spring 1944. 8vo, blue cloth hardcover, t.e.g., 148 pages, b/w illustrations, 1 color plate, color frontispiece. VERY GOOD book / VERY GOOD- jacket: book has lt. edgewear, small stain to top corner of 2 pages; jacket is edgeworn with chipping to spine extremities, tanned to spine and along edges, price-clipped. "This untidy, genial, composite, effective, very English book about a business to which all these adjectives seem to a historical sketch of the writing and publishing of English books about architecture and other arts and crafts..."