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David Anton Randall, 1905-1975
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David Anton Randall, 1905-1975 (Hardback)

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David A. Randall (1905-1975) had a remarkable career as a book dealer before embarking on a second and equally remarkable career as a rare book librarian. Keller describes those careers in this book and provides a generous sampling of Randall's writing on rare books, book collecting, and bibliography. The author includes a chronological list of his published work, a list of catalogs Randall issued as a rare book dealer, and a list of catalogs of the excellent exhibits he sponsored as head of the Lilly Library at Indiana University. Randall's son Ronald, who has followed in his father's footsteps as a rare book dealer, introduces the book with a warm rememberance of his father, and there is a frontispiece portrait of Randall and an index.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyAntiques & collectablesElectronic devices, Scientific & musical instrumentsArt, Fashion & PhotographyAntiques & collectablesReference & buyer's guidesBiographyBiography: generalBiography: business, industry, law & educationBusinessEconomicsBusinessEconomicsMicroeconomicsDomestic tradeBusinessIndustry & industrial studiesMedia, information & communication industriesPublishing industryReference & ResearchEncyclopaedias & reference worksAutomation of library & information processesReference & ResearchEncyclopaedias & reference worksReference worksBibliographies, catalogues, discographiesReference & ResearchLibrary & information sciencesInformation theoryCybernetics & systems theoryReference & ResearchLibrary & information sciencesLibrary & information servicesCirculation services & interlibrary loansReference & ResearchLibrary & information sciencesLibrary & information servicesCommunity & outreach servicesReference & ResearchLibrary & information sciencesLibrary & information servicesReference servicesReference & ResearchLibrary & information sciencesStorage, maintenance & preservation of collectionsReference & ResearchMuseums & museologyData analysis: generalReference & ResearchResearch & information: generalCoding theory & cryptologyReference & ResearchResearch & information: generalDecision theory: general Publisher: Scarecrow Press Publication Date: 28/06/1992 ISBN-13: 9780810826243  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Dean H. Keller (BA, MLS, Kent State University) is Associate Dean of Libraries and Professor of Library Administration at Kent State University, where he has held several positions, including Head of Humanities Division and Curator of Special Collections, since 1958. He has held a Lilly Fellowship in Rare Book Librarianship at Indiana University and was exchange librarian at Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece. He is a member of several library and bibliographical organizations and has been editor of The Serif, book review editor for the Bulletin of Bibliography, and on the editorial boards of Credences and Steinbeck Quarterly. His articles and reviews have appeared in professional journals, and among his books are An Index to the Colophon (Scarecrow, 1968), A Fool's Errand (Scarecrow, 1969), and An Index to Plays in Periodicals (Scarecrow, 1971).

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