Burton, John Hill; edited by J. Herbert Slater
Title THE BOOK-HUNTER
Book Condition Dot of stain to lower page edges, unassuming bookplate to front pastedown, else a tight, very nearly fine copy in burgundy cloth with gilt spine titling; no dust jacket.
Edition A reprint of the second edition.
Publisher London: George Routledge & Sons Limited, [circa 1900].
Seller ID 43864.00
The Scottish historical writer's witty and trenchant treatise on the species "Book-Hunter"--many of the pieces first seen in Blackwood magazine, and first published as a book in 1860. Four parts: His Nature; His Functions; His Club; Book-Club Literature.