Berkeley: Poltroon Press/Booktryst, 2016. First Edition. Paperback. 134 pages, illustrated by the author. Photo illustrated wraps, octavo. With a preface by Stephen Gertz who has signed under his name on the title page. Inscribed and signed possibly by Arnold Herr [dificult to make out], two other signatures on the title page, one by Stephen Gertz and the other unknown. Near Fine. Item #76226
The author worked for over twenty years at the legendary Cosmopolitan Bookshop on Melrose Ave. in Hollywood, which was owned and run by Eli Goodman for over fifty years. This is a fictional account by Herr, whose articles were originally published in the ABAA Newsletter and then in Booktryst.com which was founded by Stephen Gertz. A wild gonzo journey into the old days of bookselling and scouting.