Place Published: New York
Publisher: R.R. Bowker Company for The Newberry Library
Date Published: 
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hard Cover
2nd edition. Revised and Enlarged Edition. [1978 copyright stated] 6-3/8 x 10 inches. 652 pp. Original brown cloth hardcover.
A Selective Bibliography of 11,620 Uncommon and Significant Books Relating to the Continental Portion of The United States. Full collations are provided, as are annotations concerning the rarity and particular significance of the titles described. Arguably the most important single volume on books relating to the United States.
Wright Howes was a highly regarded bookseller based in Chicago, and remembered for his fundamental bibliography on Americana, U.S.IANA. This bibliography of uncommon and rare Americana is enhanced by Howes’ concise and witty annotations. He was an acknowledged master in the field.
Fine. Item #8969