Abc For Book-Collectors

By Carter, J

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ABC for Book Collectors

by Carter, J

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Wykeham Books
Published
1966
Condition
Top edge a trifle duststained, otherwise Fine in dustwrapper
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$28.00

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Rupert Hart-Davis, London, fourth edition, "reprinted with corrections" from the third, 1966. Cloth, 8vo, 21 cm,. 208 pp. Of the first edition of this book Wilmarth Lewis wrote in The Book Collector, 'It is a delight - clear, accurate and witty. ABC books are not meant to be read straight through, but I have gone from Abbreviations to… Read more
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ABC for Book Collectors

by Carter, J

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Wykeham Books
Published
1961
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Good
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$20.00

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Mercury Books, London, third edition, 1961. Illustrated laminated wrappers, 8vo,. 208 pp. This first paperback edition of Carter's classic work has a photograph on the front cover with various features of books identified and keyed to a table on the rear cover. Of the first edition of this book Wilmarth Lewis wrote in The Book Collector, 'It… Read more
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ABC for Book-Collectors

by Carter, J

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Wykeham Books
Published
1953
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Good in a chipped, browned and soiled price-clipped dustwrapper
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$20.00

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Rupert Hart-Davis, second, revised, edition, 1953. Cloth, small 8vo,. 196 pp. John Carter's ABC for Book Collectors quickly established itself as the essential introduction to the language of book-collecting. Of the first edition of this book Wilmarth Lewis wrote in The Book Collector, 'It is a delight - clear, accurate and witty. ABC books are not meant to… Read more
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ABC for Book Collectors

by Carter, J

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Wykeham Books
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reprinted with corrections 1974
Condition
Top edge slightly spotted, otherwise near Very Good in slightly used dustwrapper
ISBN
9780246105714
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Hart-Davis, London, fifth, revised edition (1972), reprinted with corrections 1974. Cloth, 8vo, 21 cm,. 211 pp. From the blurb: "Foxed, not in STC, rare in boards, Q6 is a cancel as usual, secondary binding, Harleian style, made-up - do you know the meaning of these and hundreds of similar terms constantly used in the catalogues of antiquarian booksellers… Read more
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ABC for Book Collectors

by Carter, J

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Wykeham Books
Published
1961
Condition
Bookplate of Frank Broomhead on front pastedown endpaper, signature and date on front free endpaper, otherwise near Very Good in
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$19.00

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Rupert Hart-Davis, London, third edition, 1961. Cloth, 8vo, 21 cm,. 208 pp. Of the first edition of this book Wilmarth Lewis wrote in The Book Collector, 'It is a delight - clear, accurate and witty. ABC books are not meant to be read straight through, but I have gone from Abbreviations to Yellow-back without skipping and been instructed… Read more
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ABC for Book Collectors

by Carter, J

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Wykeham Books
Published
1961
Condition
Wrappers slightly rubbed and faded, otherwise Good
Item Price
$18.00

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Mercury Books, London, third edition, 1961. Illustrated laminated wrappers, 8vo,. 208 pp. This first paperback edition of Carter's classic work has a photograph on the front cover with various features of books identified and keyed to a table on the rear cover. Of the first edition of this book Wilmarth Lewis wrote in The Book Collector, 'It… Read more
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$18.00
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ABC for Book Collectors

by Carter, J

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Wykeham Books
Published
1967
Condition
Very Good in a somewhat faded price-clipped dustwrapper
Item Price
$18.00

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Hart-Davis, London, fourth, revised edition, reprinted with corrections, 1967. Cloth, 8vo, 21 cm,. 208 pp. [From the blurb: "John Carter's ABC for Book Collectors has long been established as the most enjoyable as well as the most informative reference book on the subject. Here, under more than 450 alphabetical entries, ranging in length from a single line to… Read more
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ABC for Book Collectors

by Carter, J

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Wykeham Books
Published
1967
Condition
Bookplate on front pastedown endpaper, slightly pulled between half-title and title-page with brown gluespots down each gutter,
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$16.00

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Hart-Davis, London, fourth, revised edition, reprinted with corrections, 1967. Cloth, 8vo, 21 cm,. 208 pp. [From the blurb: "John Carter's ABC for Book Collectors has long been established as the most enjoyable as well as the most informative reference book on the subject. Here, under more than 450 alphabetical entries, ranging in length from a single line to… Read more
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ABC for Book Collectors

by Carter, J

Seller
Wykeham Books
Published
1961
Condition
Rear wrapper torn with loss at top foreedge corner, minor stains to edges, otherwise Good
Item Price
$16.00

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Mercury Books, London, third edition, 1961. Illustrated laminated wrappers, 8vo,. 208 pp. This first paperback edition of Carter's classic work has a photograph on the front cover with various features of books identified and keyed to a table on the rear cover. Of the first edition of this book Wilmarth Lewis wrote in The Book Collector, 'It… Read more
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Item Price
$16.00