Bliss, Arthur Ames, ed
Title Theodore Bliss: Publisher & Bookseller, A Study of Character and Life in the Middle Period of the XIX Century
Book Condition Near Fine
Edition First Thus
Publisher Northampton, Massachusetts The Northampton Historical Society 1941
Seller ID 413
Northampton, Massachusetts: The Northampton Historical Society, 1941. First Thus. Hardcover. Near Fine. Bliss, Arthur Ames, ed. Theodore Bliss: Publisher & Bookseller, A Study of Character and Life in the Middle Period of the XIX Century. Northampton, Massachusetts: The Northampton Historical Society, first edition thus, limited to 1,000 copies. Hardcover, 6 1/4 by 9 1/4-inches,  79 pp. Mint green paper over green cloth spine with gilt spine titles and green cover titles. Tight and clean with only faint signs of shelf wear to the boards—several of the pages remain unopened. Originally published in 1911, this dictated autobiography relates the life of Bliss, including his apprenticeship to publisher/bookseller J.H. Butler of Northampton, Massachusetts, working at Butler & Williams in Philadelphia, and the establishment of his own publishing and bookselling business in the 1840s. No writing, highlighting, names, or bookplate. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member IOBA) is an open shop located in Sand Lake, Michigan, with 15 years of experience offering fine books for discriminating readers. First Edition.