Wright Howes. U.S.-iana (1700-1950). New York: R. R. Bowker Company, 1954. First edition. Ex-library copy with expected markings. Overall, very good.

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    Quarto. 656 pages.


    Publisher's deep blue cloth with gilt spine titles. Ex-library copy. Moderate edge wear to the boards. Aurora University library stamps and/or stickers on the spine, front board, front pastedown, front free endpaper (identifying it as from "The Ritzman Collection"), and textblock edges. Still, a very good copy of a scarce and vital Americana reference work.


    "A descriptive check-list of 11,450 printed sources relating to those parts of Continental North America now comprising the United States" and Wright's first collection of Americana-related bibliographical information.

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