A Keepsake for the Friends of Marguerite Cohn

Charlottesville: University of Virginia, 1977.

Price: $400.00

Softcover. First edition. Tall octavo. [8]pp. Illustrated. Stapled illustrated wrappers. One of 150 copies. Three tiny spots of foxing on front wrap, near fine. A program honoring Cohn, who along with her husband founded the leading New York City book store House of Books, and was for decades leading sellers of modern first editions, particularly Hemingway and Faulkner.

Signed by Cohn ("Marguerite A. Cohn") on the front cover, and by many of the attendees of the event including prominent authors, collectors, librarians, and bibliographers such as Faulkner collector Carl Petersen, collector Clifton Waller Barrett, Mary Massey (widow of Linwood Massey), Willa Cather bibliographer Joan St. C. Crane, collector Waring Jones, author Erskine Caldwell and his wife Virginia, Scottie Fitzgerald Smith, (author, journalist, and only child of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald), Honoria Murphy Donnelly (only child of Gerald and Sara Murphy to survive into adulthood), Carol Rothkopf, and several others, including a few we couldn't identify. From the library of Joan St. C. Crane.


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Item #448383 A Keepsake for the Friends of Marguerite Cohn. Margie COHN.
A Keepsake for the Friends of Marguerite Cohn
A Keepsake for the Friends of Marguerite Cohn