Portrait of a Publisher, 1915-1965

By: Alfred A. Knopf (1892-1984)

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Series: Typophile Chap Books, Nos. 42 and 43. LIMITED EDITION of 2,000 copies. Two Volumes. 8vo. 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches. (xv), (300) pp.; (xvi), (304) pp. Introductions by Paul A. Bennett, table of contents, portfolio of black-and-white photographs taken by Knopf in both volumes, various Knopf printer's devices open the text of each chapter; text clean, unmarked. Volume 1 quarter red cloth, Volume 2 quarter green cloth, black cloth over boards, titled in gilt, dust jackets designed by Warren Chappell with illustrations by Chappell and Miguel Covarrubias; binding square and tight, light toning to jacket spines. Housed in a yellow-paper-covered slipcase with a printed paper spine label. Very Good. This set contains two volumes, Volume I: Reminiscences and Reflections by Alfred A. Knopf, and Volume 2: Alfred A. Knopf and the Borzoi Imprint: Recollections and Appreciations. Alfred A. Knopf was an American publisher. His eponymous publishing house was known in the twentieth century for its elegant designs and its translation and publication of European writings.

Title: Portrait of a Publisher, 1915-1965

Author Name: Alfred A. Knopf (1892-1984)

Illustrator: Miguel Covarrubias

Categories: Autobiography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, The Typophiles: 1965

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: SFK418-032

Keywords: Alfred A. Knopf, Portrait of a Publisher, Typophiles, Typophile Chap Book, Paul A. Bennett, Warren Chappell, Miguel Covarrubias