Book Collecting and the Search for Reality. Inscribed by Jack Matthews to Herbert Gold. Limited First Edition. Wichita State University. Wichita, 1972.

$65.00

Jack Matthews was a notable author and professor with close ties to many of the greatest writers of his generation. His historical fiction was praised by the likes of Walker Percy and others. Matthews was also an acclaimed book collector. He wrote several volumes about the gentle madness. His collection was widely regarded in the mid-twentieth century. In Book Collecting and the Search for Reality, Matthews writes a treatise on book collecting as a philosophical endeavor. It is a true bibliophile’s take on the pastime. This copy is inscribed to fellow author Herbert Gold. The inscription praises Gold and encourages him to begin collecting as well.

This limited first edition is inscribed to author Herbert Gold on the free endpaper. It is one of only 500 copies. It is in near-fine condition. In the original cloth, near-fine with only faint soiling to front board. Text block fine. Limitation number on the colophon.

A near-fine limited first edition, inscribed. Association copy.

1 in stock

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Book Collecting and the Search for Reality. Inscribed by Jack Matthews to Herbert Gold. Limited First Edition. Wichita State University. Wichita, 1972.

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Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 9 × 4 in