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The Edward Crussell Collection
165 volumes - first English, American, and variant editions with important bibliographic works. The personal collection of Sacramento bookseller Edward H. Crussell (1875-1944,) a charter member of The Kipling Society and a founder of the Sacramento Book Collectors Club. The collection, which has been kept intact since 1944, is housed in a custom-built oak and glass bookcase that is available for purchase as an optional item. Before becoming a bookseller, Crussell was an industrial arts educator for Sacramento High School and Sacramento Junior College. He contributed frequently to trade carpentry journals and his classic book on the subject was long-recognized as the authoritative work: Jobbing Work for the Carpenter, Builder, and Handyman, NY: U.P.C. Book Company Inc., 1914, 1923.PRICE: $12,500 includes shipping within the continental U.S.