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Bookselling in America and the World: Some Observations & Recollections in Celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the American Booksellers Association., Charles B. Anderson, editor.
1 Charles B. Anderson, editor. Bookselling in America and the World: Some Observations & Recollections in Celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the American Booksellers Association.
New York: Quadrangle / The New York Times Book Co., 1975 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Like New Like New Hardcover 
FIRST EDITION, second printing. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches. x, 214 pp. Black-and-white illustrations, appendices; text clean, unmarked. Orange cloth titled in red, dust-jacket; binding square and tight. Fine. "This is a book in praise of booksellers, engaged in a profession as old as books themselves, and brings to the reader a first-hand account of their activities." Jacket blurb. This volume contains 26 essays on various aspects of bookselling, including John Tebbel, "A Brief History of American Bookselling;" Sigfred Taubert, "World Bookselling: Some Historical Comments;" and Chandler B. Grannis, "More Than Merchants: Seventy-Five Years of the ABA," among many others. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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This I Believe., Jake Zeitlin (1902-1987).
2 Jake Zeitlin (1902-1987). This I Believe.
Los Angeles: Wm. M. Cheney, 1953 Paperback Collectible: Very Good Paperback 
LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies. Pamphlet. 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches. [8] pp. Text clean, unmarked. Brown printed wrappers printed in brown ink, stitched; binding square and tight, covers toned. Jake and Josephine Zeitlin's Greetings, 1953-1954 card has been caught up in the binding. Very Good. "This I Believe as printed here is the text of a broadcast which will be heard some time in January 1954 on the Ed Murrow weekly radio program by the same title. It is privately published for distribution to my friends with the permission of the owners of that Program." REFERENCE: Jones: A Los Angeles Typesticker, No. 38. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Miscellaneous Pieces of Jake Zeitlin Ephemera., [Zeiltin]
3 [Zeiltin] 8 Miscellaneous Pieces of Jake Zeitlin Ephemera.
Various Places Various 1953-1987 Collectible: Good 
This lot includes: Item 1: Diamond Jubilee: Jake Zeitlin, "The world's neighborhood bookseller." Los Angeles: Friends of the UCLA Library, November 4, 1977. Invitation, single piece of paper folded twice (6 panels each side), 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches folded, also includes 4 additional pieces of ephemera, an rsvp envelope, a map of the UCLA campus, announcement of The UCLA Antiquarian Book Fair, and a parking permit for the Jubilee occasion. Item 2: "Letters to The Times," Wednesday January 10, 1979, with a poem by Robert Nathan, newspaper clipping mounted on blank white paper; toned. Item 3: CONWAY, William E., "Cowans: Father and Son," in UCLA Librarian, Volume XXXIII, No. 1, January 1980, pp. 4-6 (full issue); Item 4: STERN, Stephen and COX, James R., "Jake Zeitlin Oral History," in UCLA Librarian, Volume XXXIV, No. 7, July-August 1981, pp. 52-53 (full issue); Item 5: RITCHIE, Ward. "Los Angeles' Man About Fine Letters," newspaper clipping from Los Angeles Times, Sunday September 6, 1987, Part V, pages 3 and 6, and stapled together with "Adieu, Jake, and a Hearty Amen," which contains an excerpt of a talk given by Jake Zeitlin from The Library Journal, Volume 90, No. 1, June 1, 1965, in a newspaper clipping from the Los Angeles Times Book Review section, 1987; Item 6: Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers mailing envelope, Addressed to Mr. & Mrs. Charles Phillip Yale and postmarked December 28, 1953; toned and torn; Item 7: Another Zeitlin & Ver Brugge mailing envelope, not addressed; toned and torn. Item 8: Heritage Bookshop, offer sheet, undated, for a group of 7 Jake Zeitlin ephemeral materials relating to Jake's career as a bookseller. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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