[Item #60221] Alfred A. Knopf: Quarter Century 1915-1940 [Signed by 31 ]. KNOPF, CONTRIBUTORS, Design W A. Dwiggins.

Alfred A. Knopf: Quarter Century 1915-1940 [Signed by 31 ]

[New York: Plimpton Press, 1940]. First Edition. Small octavo. Original green cloth with printed paper spine and cover labels; frontispiece portrait; [6],52,[1]pp. Spine slightly faded, else a Near Fine copy in the original unprinted acetate jacket and publisher's slipcase, mildly toned on edges but still Near Fine.

A finely-printed keepsake in honor of Alfred A. Knopf, "as a tribute of affection and congratulation from his fellow members of the Book Table." Includes contributions by Carl Van Vechten, Carl Van Doren, Willa Cather, H.M. Lydenberg, H.L. Mencken, Thomas Mann, Henry Seidel Canby, B.W. Huebsch and Adolf Kroch. Five of these contributors -- Van Vechten, Van Doren, Lydenberg, Mencken, and Huebsch -- have signed the volume on the rear flyleaves, as have twenty-six others, all presumably members of the Book Table, including Elmer Adler, Donald Brace, Bertram Wolff, Frederic G. Melcher, Whitney Darrow, and numerous others.

Price: $500.00

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