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    Charles Nisard. Histoire Des Livres Populaires Ou De La Littérature Du Colportage depuis le XVe siécle jusqu'à l'établissement de la Commission d'examen des livres du colportage (30 novembre 1852). Paris: Librarie D'Amyot, 1854. Krown & Spellman retail: $350. First edition. 8vo. 2 vols. [2],xvi,580,[3]; [4],599pp. Contemporary magenta morocco over marbled boards, gilt rule, spines extra gilt, top edge gilt; bookplates of Augustus Lowell, minor foxing. Profusely illustrated with pasted-in illustrations of editions. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

    More Information: An important history and bibliography of the 'popular press'. Books and pamphlets that were sold door-to-door on a variety of subjects--almanacs,science, religion, histories, and fiction. Caillet 8015 "Edition tres recherchee". Saint Bride 657:3799. Bigmore & Wyman II,79.

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    12th Thursday
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