The Golden Age of Booksellers: Fifty years in the trade.

RIDDELL, Elizabeth, ABBEY, Ron (and other interviewers).


Publisher: The Abbey Press
Place Published: Sydney,
Description: Hardcover. Small quarto. With a handsome bookplate of a French-Australian bookseller/collector on the fly-leaf, o/w fine in like dustjacket (attractively designed using marbling pattern provided by Judy Hungerford, Australian paper-marbler).
Date Published: 1981.

Interviews with Australian booksellers, each with 50 years or more in the trade. Illustrated with b/w photographs and plates. A look at the practice and profession of bookselling in the first half of the 20th Century.

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