Newton, A. Edward. End Papers: Literary Recreations. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1933. First Edition, First Printing. 
Orange publisher's cloth, spine faded, no dust jacket. 5 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches, former owner's paper address label on ffep, frontispiece in color, (x.), 225 clean pp., illustrated with b/w plates. Very good. Hardcover.
A collection of essays on such topics as Lawyers Were Children Once; On Forming a Library; Anthony Trollope; "Robinson Crusoe"; Laurence Sterne; Prolegomenon to a Bookseller's Catalogue; A Stevenson Memento; Oliver Goldsmith; Autographs; Charles Dickens.
Alfred Edward Newton (1864-1940), b. & d. in Philadelphia, PA, avid book collector and author. He amassed an exquisite collection of English literature, and was one of the main actors during what many consider to have been the Golden Age of book collecting. His informative and inspiring books will stir any bibliophile to action, in hopes of finding another lost treasure.