LIMITED EDITION of 150 copies printed for members of the Library Patrons of Occidental College. This volume contains the text of a talk given at a meeting of the Rounce & Coffin Club on December 2, 1982 which was also printed for members of the Zamorano Club in Hoja Volante in August and November, 1984. Pamphlet. 5 7/8 x 3 7/8 inches. Unpaginated.  pp. Floral vignette in red on the title page, tiger printer's device on colophon, printed on Rives paper; text clean, unmarked. Cream-colored wrappers titled in red ink on the front cover, stitched; binding square and tight. Fine. In this work, Harmsen riffs off Sixty Years of Book Collecting by Henry R. Wagner and Fifty Years of Book Collecting by Will Clary to explore the pleasures he took in the bibliophilic past time during his own forty years of book collecting.
Tyrus George Harmsen , Forty Years of Book Collecting, Fine Press, Limited Edition, Tiger Press