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The literary life, a scrapbook almanac of the Anglo-American literary scene from 1900 to 1950, comprising pictures, gossip, homage, warnings and clues, - together with laurels, letters, lists and whispered asides, - the whole reverently garnered and arranged / by Robert Phelps and Peter Deane.

Author/Creator:
Phelps, Robert, 1922-1989.
Publication:
New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1968.
Format/Description:
Book
[2], ix, [9], 244 pages illustrations, portraits 29 cm.
Subjects:
English literature -- 20th century -- Bio-bibliography.
American literature -- 20th century -- Bio-bibliography.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Notes:
"Part photograph album, part reference book, part gossip column, 'The Literary Life' looks very much like the secret scrapbook some Ideal Bookworm might have kept from 1900 to 1950."--Dustjacket.
Includes bibliographical references.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has dustjacket retained.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has stamp: "From the library of Truman Capote".
Potok Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries by Adena Potok.
Potok Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Potok Collection copy has autograph of "Chaim & Adena Potok September 1968 Philadelphia".
Penn Provenance:
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984 (stamp) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Potok, Adena (autograph) (donor) (Potok Collection copy)
Potok, Chaim (autograph) (Potok Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1968
Contributor:
Deane, Peter. joint author.
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
The Library of Chaim Potok (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
448585
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