JOHN COOK WYLLIE. From the Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 140.

(Detroit, MI: Gale Research), 1994. First separate edition, an offprint from the DLB, 1/20 copies bound for private distribution. 4to. (2), 327-341, (3) pp. Illustrated from photographs, portraits. The final three pages print "one of Wyllie's entries for a proposed 'ideal Sabin,'" a detailed description of the various issues and points of consideration of a Civil War pamphlet. Laid in are a tribute to Wyllie by Bruccoli that appeared in "The Private Library" in 1991, inscribed to Wyllie's widow, and a short 1994 autograph note from Bruccoli to her. Wyllie (1908-1968) served as curator of rare books at the University of Virginia, 1946-1956, and ended a long career in librarianship as the director of the campus-wide system, 1966-1968. OCLC locates five copies (Grolier Club, Indiana, South Carolina, Virginia, British Library). Fine. Gilt-stamped blue cloth. (4638). Item #63877

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