Vincent Starrett tells of his travels and adventures in a world of print. This book recounts some of the author's discoveries and private satisfactions, making book collecting and reading a fascinating adventure available alike to the poor man as well as the well-to-do.
Mr. Starrett is widely known as a collector and as a writer on bookish subjects. Vincent Starrett is an author, bibliographer, and a Sherlock Holmes scholar. He has been referred to as part of Chicago's "literary renaissance” and has written or edited more than 50 books of essays, criticism, fiction, biography, poetry, and bibliography.