Alfred A. Knopf. Used - Acceptable. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
NY:: Knopf,. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1952. Hardcover. First American edition (no statement of printing). Very good in a very good (minor edge wear with a few small chips, age toned along the spine) dust jacket. ; 191 pages .
Rupert Hart-Davis, 1966. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). Reprint. "Inscribed for David Battie who will advise me, please, of any ommissions which strike him in the course of his work, in which i wish him happiness and success, John Carter 22 November 67" to front end paper. 208 pages. some foxing to page edges. A few small tears and chips to tanned jacket..
London - Rupert Hart-Davis, 1952 Book. FINE in NEAR FIN. Hardcover. First edition.. A first edition of Carter's 'ABC For Book Collectors'. A reference of over 450 alphabetical entries. Many pages with printed glossary terms to describe them such as 'title page' 'hinge' etc. John carter was an English author, bibliographer and book collector. He wrote seminal books on book collecting, of which this is his most famous. Condition: In a cloth binding in original unclippeddustwrapper. Externally in lovely condition. Dustwrapper in excellent condition with just some handling marks. Internally firmly bound. Pages bright and clean. Overall: FINE in NEAR FINE dustwrapper..
Paris: Libraire Armand Colin. 1922. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good. vii, 327 pp, avertissement, Introduction: Sens et objet de la geographie humaine; Premiere Partie. La Repartition des hommes sur le globe: I. Vue d'ensemble; II. Formation de densite; III. Les grandes agglomerations humaines: Afrique et Asie; IV. L'agglomeration europeenne; V. Regions mediterraneennes; VI. Conclusions: Resultats et contigences. Deuxieme Partie. Les Formes de Civilisation: I. Les groupements et les millieux; II. Les instruments et le materiel; III. Les moyens de mourriture; IV. Les materiaux de construction; V. Les etablissements humains; VI. L'evolution des civilisations. Troisieme Partie. La Circulation: I. Les moyens de transport; II. La route; III. Les Chemins de fer; IV. La mer. Fragments: I. Formation de races; II. La diffusion des inventions; III. Genres de vie et domaines de civilization; IV. La ville; index alphabetique des auteurs cites; index alphabetique des matieres; Table des planches hors texte avec 2 cartes in noir et 4 cartes en couliur hors texte. Paul Vidal de La Blache, (1845-1918), French geographer who had a profound influence on the development of modern geography. Vidals life study of the interrelations of peoples activities and their physical environment made him the founder of French human geography. He held that the role of people is not passive, since within limits they can modify their environment to advance their own ends. Many of Vidals papers were collected in Principes de géographie humaine, 1922. Owner's ex libris plate on front pastedown and imbossed stamp with owner's name on prelim. Light edge wear with age- toned prelims and textblock edges. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Maroon half-leather with marble paper-covered boards, raised bands with gilt lettering to spine, and decorative endpapers.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Good in Poor dust jacket. 1952. First American Edition. Hardcover. No Date. Bound in dark blue cloth with decorated boards. Pastedowns and endpapers printed in blue. Large piece missing from top of front panel of the DJ. Small amount of paper missing along the bottom of the rear panel near the spine. Soiling to the DJ. Sept. 22 written on spine and top of first endpaper in pencil. Wear to the corners of the boards. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 191 pages .
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press. 1998. Seventh edition, with corrections, additions and an Introduction by Nicholas Barker. 8vo. 224pp. Cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1884718051 *** 'The wittiest and most instructive alphabet for incipient bibliophiles ever compiled'. .
Oak Knoll Press, 1995. Seventh Edition. Cloth. Fine - As New/Fine in Archival Plastic Cover. A handsome Seventh Edition of John Carter's useful reference for book sellers and collectors. The perfect book for referencing the terms that dealers use to describe books. Includes even the most obscure. In fine black cloth with a bright complete dustjacket protected by an archival plastic cover. Revised by Nicolas Barker following John Carter's death.
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