Russo, Dorothy & Thelma Sullivan
Title A Bibliography of Booth Tarkington
Book Condition Very Good
Edition 1st Edition
Size 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾
Publisher Indianapolis Indiana Historical Society 1949
Seller ID 000071
Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society, 1949. 1st edition. Light tan cloth hardcover with blue cloth spine; gilt title and decorations to spine. No dust jacket, as issued. Measures 9-1/2" tall x 6-1/4" wide. (xix) 303 pp. Illustrated with color frontispiece with tissue guard. Top edge gilt (T.E.G.) Fore edge rough-cut pages. An comprehensive bibliography of the Pulitzer Prize winner that includes his first editions (books, ephemera, contributions); reprint editions; periodicals containing first appearances; a section about Booth Tarkington (books, pamphlets, leaflets, and periodicals); and an extensive index. Illustrated with a frontisportrait, numerous (sepia / browntone?) pictures of bindings, etc. Overall, good+ to very good condition, with flaws noted: corners bumped. Contents very tight and complete, with no marks, tears, dog-ear pages, remainder mark or library stamps. Not ex-library. From a private collector's downsized personal library.