Posts Tagged ‘Dr. A.S.W. Rosenbach’

February 20

On this day, in 1947, James T. Babb, librarian of Yale University, journeyed to New York City with a check in his pocket made out in the sum of $151,000 to Dr. A.S.W. Rosenbach, America’s great rare book dealer. In return for this slip of paper he received a copy of what appeared to be [...]