AMONG THE GENTLY MAD: STRATEGIES AND PERSPECTIVES FOR THE BOOK HUNTER IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY - INSCRIBED
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
Date Published: 2002
Edition: First Edition
Book Id: 1652
First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); pale gray and brown paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 250, pp. Warmly inscribed by the author to bookseller Roger Gozdecki on the half-title page: "For Roger Gozdecki - Bookseller in Southern California - specialist in jazz and jazz musicians, a passion, it happens, of the author. All best, Nicholas A. Basbanes / San Francisco / 08-02-03." Fine in a very Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped, with a tiny bruise along the upper rear flap fold.
The author's third book on the subject of books and book-collecting, the present copy being a wonderful tie between two prominent bookmen.