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Comfort Found in Good Old Books

1913
Author George Hamlin Fitch (American, 1852–1915), Publisher Paul Elder (American, 1872–1948), Printer John Henry Nash (American, born Canada, 1871–1947)


Place of Publication: San Francisco, California, USA

Dimensions

Overall: 17.7 x 11 x 2.4 cm (6 15/16 x 4 5/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1998

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photogravures

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(San Francisco: Paul Elder and Company, 1913) 17.7 cm; xxi, 171 pp. [1 f.], plus plates; original publisher’s gilt- and black-stamped terracotta cloth.


San Francisco: Paul Elder and Company, 1913

Inscription

Graphite on front flyleaf: "A friend to a friend from a friend Oct. 21st 1914."

Provenance

1922, acquired by William A. Sargent (b. 1858 - d. 1936); 1937, bequest of William A. Sargent to the MFA. (Accession date: November 17, 1937)

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent