The Romance Of Great Books And Their Authors

By: Winterich, John T.

Price: $40.00

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Book Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Signed edition. First Edition Thus. Published previously as Books and the Man. This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. There is some beginning toning / fading to the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author on the title page. "John Tracy Winterich (1891–1970) was Managing Editor of Stars & Stripes, a prolific contributor of articles to many journals and a prominent American bibliophile in the first half of the twentieth century. In the 1930s he was editor of The Colophon. He was a contributor to the innovative New York newspaper PM." "John Tracy Winterich (1891–1970) was born in Middletown, CT on May 25, 1891. He grew up in Providence, RI and graduated from Brown University in 1912. He was Managing Editor of Stars & Stripes, a prolific contributor of articles to many journals and a prominent American bibliophile in the first half of the twentieth century. He was best known as a contributing editor of the Saturday Review, a position he had held since 1946, after a brief stint as managing editor. While working for Saturday Review he was the original author of "The Criminal Record", a weekly column in which crime and detective fiction was reviewed by Winterich under his pseudonym "Sergeant Cuff", taken from the detective in Wilkie Collins' The Moonstone." ; Signed by Author

Title: The Romance Of Great Books And Their Authors

Author Name: Winterich, John T.

Categories: Books On Books,

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Publisher: New York, Halcyon House: 1929

Book Condition: Very Good+

signed / inscribed: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A32897

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