R.R. Bowker Company, 1953. Item #3283
GOODKIND, Herbert K. PRIVATE BOOK COLLECTORS IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA. NY: R.R. Bowker Company, 1953. Small quarto, red & gray cloth; 417 pages. First Edition. A listing of book collectors, listed alphabetically and by collecting interests. From the library of independent book dealer Herbert K. Goodkind (so stamped on the front pastedown), who specialized in rare books and collected musical scores and books. In 1958, he sold 36,000 volumes to the University of Texas at Austin (the Goodkind-Bookman Collection) and in 1969 he sold 5,000 books and scores to Hofstra University. The H. K. Goodkind collection of more than 1,200 books, scores, periodicals, auction catalogues and other titles was jointly purchased by The Violin Society of America. Goodkind has made pencil notations next to the names of some collectors listed in this book. Very Good (contents clean & tight, little wear covers). $50.00.