Anecdota Scowah

By: Schmulowitz, Nat

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Volumes one through five: a complete colection. Vol. 1, published in 1956, was limited to 250 copies. It consists of an introduction to the series by Schmulowitz and a selection of "Epitaphia...Gleaned from Churchyards in England and the United States." 13 x 0/14. Unpaginated. No. 2, 1957, limited to 300 copies: "The Legend of Joe Miller, by Evan Esar: A Prefatory Fragment with Joe Milleriana, selections from John Mottley's Original Edition, Tables of Jestbooks and Bibliography by Nat Schmulowitz. 13 x 9/14 inches. 31 pages. No. 3, 1958, limited to 300 copies. "The Ancient Greeks & Joe Miller by Albert Rapp: A Prolegomenon by Nat Schmulowitz. 13 x 9 1/4. 31 pages, plus colophon. No. 4, 1960, limited to 300 copies. "The Joe Miller of the Near East, by Albert Rapp: Onsoz, by Nat Schmulowitz. 13 x 9 11/4. 39 pages, plus colophon. No. 5, 1962, limited to 300 copies: "The Facetiae of Poggio The Florentine, by Albert Rapp: Praefatio & Bibliography by Nat Schmulowitz." 13 x 9 1/4. 36 pages. Schmulowitz was a book collector specializing in humor. "Scowah" is his abbreviation of the "Schmulowitz Collection of Wit and Humor. His book collection is now owned by The San Francisco Public Library.

Title: Anecdota Scowah

Author Name: Schmulowitz, Nat

Categories: Books about Books, Literature,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: San Francisco, The Grabhorn Press for members of the Roxburgh Club of Sann Francisco: 0

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Fine

Type: Book

Seller ID: 018582

Keywords: Fine Presss and printing. Book collecting. BC-51.