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DIBDIN, Thomas Frognall (1776–1847). The Bibliomania;

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DIBDIN, Thomas Frognall (1776–1847). The Bibliomania; or, Book–Madness; containing some account of the History, Symptoms, and Cure of the Fatal Disease. London: Hurst, Rees, and Orne by W. Savage, 1809. Royal 8vo (222 x 138 mm). Title printed in red and black, title woodcut vignette of the “Foolish Bibliophile” from Sebastian Brandt’s Ship of Fools (1494), bound with preliminary 16 pp. of advertisements (undated later version with publisher’s names changed). Modern quarter olive morocco, spine gilt lettered, stamp signed by the Harcourt Bindery (small marginal void to sig. G, occasional spotting with some offsetting from text). FIRST EDITION of Dibdin’s “first full flowering love affair with books” and an important work written in dialogue and conversations of well–known book collectors of the author’s acquaintance with a copious number of footnotes going into account of book collectors’ rare articles and the prices for which they were sold, extracted from the original sale catalogue. Jackson 16; Lowndes II, 639–40; Windle & Pippin A11a. From the private library of a prominent Chicago collector, part II.
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DIBDIN, Thomas Frognall (1776–1847). The Bibliomania; or, Book–Madness; containing some account of the History, Symptoms, and Cure of the Fatal Disease. London: Hurst, Rees, and Orne by W. Savage, 1809. Royal 8vo (222 x 138 mm). Title printed in red and black, title woodcut vignette of the “Foolish Bibliophile” from Sebastian Brandt’s Ship of Fools (1494), bound with preliminary 16 pp. of advertisements (undated later version with publisher’s names changed). Modern quarter olive morocco, spine gilt lettered, stamp signed by the Harcourt Bindery (small marginal void to sig. G, occasional spotting with some offsetting from text). FIRST EDITION of Dibdin’s “first full flowering love affair with books” and an important work written in dialogue and conversations of well–known book collectors of the author’s acquaintance with a copious number of footnotes going into account of book collectors’ rare articles and the prices for which they were sold, extracted from the original sale catalogue. Jackson 16; Lowndes II, 639–40; Windle & Pippin A11a. From the private library of a prominent Chicago collector, part II.

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