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Author Vinson, Michael, author

Title Edward Eberstadt & Sons : rare booksellers of Western Americana / Michael Vinson ; foreword by William Reese
Published Norman, Oklahoma : The Arthur H. Clark Company, an imprint of the University of Oklahoma Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Contents Edward's beginnings to the stock market crash, 1908-1929 -- Selling books in the Great Depression, 1929-1940 -- The emergence of the sons, 1940-1958 -- The pinnacle and winding down, 1958-1975
Summary From Yale University and the American Antiquarian Society to the Newberry Library and the Huntington Library, the firm of Edward Eberstadt & Sons has left its mark in western Americana repositories across the nation. Told here for the first time, the Eberstadt story reveals how one family's business and legacy have shaped the study of the American West
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 18, 2016)
Subject Edward Eberstadt & Sons -- History
Edward Eberstadt & Sons.
Antiquarian booksellers -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century
Antiquarian booksellers.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Marketing -- General.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Sales & Selling -- General.
West (U.S.) -- History -- Bibliography
New York (State) -- New York.
United States, West.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0806157100 (electronic bk.)
9780806157108 (electronic bk.)