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Dukedom Large Enough., David Anton Randall (1905-1975).
1 David Anton Randall (1905-1975). Dukedom Large Enough.
New York: Random House, 1969 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 3/8 inches. xiv, 368, [2] pp. Half-title, 26 black-and-white plates, index; text clean, unmarked. Blind-stamped red cloth, spine titled in gilt, top edge stained green, dust-jacket; binding square and tight, jacket with minor shelf wear. A Fine copy in Very Good dust-jacket. "David Anton Randall was an American book dealer, librarian and bibliographic scholar. He was head of Scribner's rare book department from 1935 to 1956, librarian of the Lilly Library and Professor of Bibliography at Indian University. Randall was responsible for the sale of two copies of the Gutenberg Bible. As a practitioner of bibliology with a bibliophilic addiction, a raconteur of history of books, and an avid collector, he developed a keen appreciation for books as physical objects including the tasks of collecting, cataloging, finding and preserving them." Wikipedia. A classic book seller memoir. 
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