Bibliographical Essays : A Tribute to Wilberforce Eames

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Unused, No flaws or blemishes. [Bibliography & Reference Series 224]__ Wilberforce Eames (October 12, 1855 - December 6, 1937) was a U.S. bibliographer and librarian.----- He worked for the East New York Sentinel from 1870, and from 1873 to 1879 in the bookstore of Edward R. Gillespie, then for several book dealers until 1885. After that, he worked as a personal assistant for George Henry Moore, head of Lenox Library.------ He eventually became librarian at Lenox, and eventually Chief of the American History Division at the New York Public Library in 1911, and Bibliographer there in 1916.----- Eames contributed to many bibliographies, including Joseph Sabin's Dictionary of Books relating to America. He also amassed a private book collection, counting 20,000 books in 1904, which later were incorporated into the NYPL.----- A self-taught scholar, Harvard University awarded him an honorary degree in 1896, as did the University of Michigan and the Brown University (both in 1924). In 1929, he received the gold medal of the Bibliographical Society of London, and honors of the New York Historical Society in 1931. [Wiki]

Title: Bibliographical Essays : A Tribute to Wilberforce Eames

Author Name: Numnerous authors

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Publisher: New York, Burt Franklin: 1968

Binding: Hardcover

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