The City Has Eight Million Stories, And This One Unfolds Just South Of Th Street In Manhattan, Mostly On The Seven Blocks Of Fourth Avenue Bracketed By Union Square And Astor Place There, For Nearly Eight Decades, From The S To The S, Thrived The New York Booksellers Row, Or, Commonly, Book Row This Illustrated Memoir Features Historical Photographs And Is Richly Anecdotal, And As American As The Rags To Riches Tale Of The Strand, Which Began Its Life As A Book Stall On Eighth Street And Today HousesMillion Volumes In Twelve Miles Of Space A Story Cast With Colorful Characters Like The Book Dealer George D Smith The Irascible Russian Born Book Hunter Peter Stammer, The Visionary Theodore C Schulte Lou Cohen, Founder Of The Still Surviving Argosy Book Store Gentleman Bookseller George Rubinowitz And His Legendarily Shrewish Wife, Jenny, Book Row Remembers Names And Places That All Lovers, Readers, Buyers, Sellers, And Collectors Of Books Should Never Forget Rising Rents, Street Crime, Urban Redevelopment, Television Are Many Of The Reasons For The Demise Of Book Row, But In This Volume, Based On Interviews With Dozens Of The People Who Bought, Sold, And Collected There, It Lives Again
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- Book Row: An Anecdotal and Pictorial History of the Antiquarian Book Trade
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