The Growth and Development of the Novel from Antiquity to the Present Day
MAGGS BROTHERS LTD
WITH THE TRIBUTE TO BEN MAGGS
Published: Maggs Brothers, 1936
Stock code: 3546
4to., First Edition, with frontispiece and numerous facsimiles (the majority full-page) in the text; original printed wrappers, sewed as issued, vertical strip offset on upper wrapper else a remarkably bright, clean copy.
This major catalogue lists 684 items dating from 1469 to 1926; includes an index of authors. THIS COPY INCLUDES THE VERY SCARCE TRIBUTE TO BENJAMIN DAWSON MAGGS WHICH WAS LOOSELY INSERTED IN THIS CATALOGUE BUT IS NOW OFTEN MISSING. 'Ben' Maggs (1862-1935), eldest of the brothers and second President of the ABA, died on 4 October 1935; the tribute comprises a two-leaf insert with mounted photograph.