Books: Old, Rare & Unusual for the Collector & Librarian, Catalogue 448. ARGOSY BOOK STORE.
Books: Old, Rare & Unusual for the Collector & Librarian, Catalogue 448.
Books: Old, Rare & Unusual for the Collector & Librarian, Catalogue 448.
Books: Old, Rare & Unusual for the Collector & Librarian, Catalogue 448.

Books: Old, Rare & Unusual for the Collector & Librarian, Catalogue 448.

New York: Argosy Book Stores, Inc., 116 E. 59th Street, New York 22, N.Y., No date [mid-20th century]. Wraps. [BOOKS ON BOOKS]. 8vo; 75pp; pictorial vignette to front wrap; damp-staining, scuffing and small hole to front wrap, rear wrap has mailing address in Maine; good. Only 2 listed in OCLC. Good. Item #1250

Date of publication unknown, but based on the address and lack of a zip code, most likely pre-1964. Interesting look at books and their prices in the mid-20th century. The Argosy Book Store was founded in 1925 by Louis Cohen and moved from its original location on Fourth Ave in “Book Row” to 114 E. 59th Street, NYC, in the 1930s. It moved to 116 E. 59th Street, its current location around 1964. The book store remains in New York and is still owned and run by the family.

Price: $45.00

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