Book #21859

The Dictionary of Biographcal Quotation of British and American Subjects - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Richard Kenin, Justin Wintle

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978.
ISBN: 039450027X

Price: $50.00

An attractive first American edition/first printing in Fine, seemingly unread condition, in about Fine dust-jacket, light wear to spine ends. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number on front paste down.

More than a thousand of the most famous men and women, American and British, as revealed in quotation from biographies, memoirs and diaries, letters and journals, anecdotes, slogans, pamphlets, graffiti, epitaphs, obituaries, and at least one horoscope..... (from the dust-jacket) ; 8vo.