Sunwise Turn - A Human Comedy of Bookselling

By: Jenison, Madge

Price: NZ$52.50

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Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Chip to paper spine label. Fading and foxing to margins of boards. No signatures. ; [vi], 162 pages. Papered boards with blue cloth spine. Printed paper title labels on spine and front board. Chip to corner of spine label. Page dimensions: 190 x 129mm. Bookselling in New York, memoir, anecdotes. "Sunwise Turn" was the name of the bookstore, run by Madge Jenison and Mary Horgan Mowbray-Clarke. "The Sunwise Turn was one of the first bookstores in the America to be run by women" - Wikipedia entry on Madge Jenison (1874-1960), accessed May 2020. "This is the Olympiad of a beautiful and adventurous and anxious experience. It is not a lesson, nor an essay on a theory, nor a sweet bun of a story you can buy for a penny. It is the way we did something that we thought and felt and that was full of meaning for us [. . .]" - page 1.

Title: Sunwise Turn - A Human Comedy of Bookselling

Author Name: Jenison, Madge

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Company: (1923)

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 21705

Keywords: Maori Polynesia Polynesian Anthropology