Old Books in the Old World: Reminiscences of Book Buying Abroad by Madeleine B. Stern, Leona Rostenberg

Old Books in the Old World: Reminiscences of Book Buying Abroad

Madeleine B. Stern, Leona Rostenberg

adventurous funny informative medium-paced

175 pages | first published 1996

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This is a charming account of postwar book buying abroad by the "Holmes and Watson" of antiquarian books. After the war, Americans went abroad for European culture, food and art, but Rostenberg and Stern, the Grand Dames of the antiquarian booksel...
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