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ABC for Book Collectors

ABC for Book Collectors

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ABC for Book Collectors

by CARTER, John & BARKER, Nicolas (revised by)

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ISBN 10
1884718051
ISBN 13
9781884718052
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New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 1998. 7th Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 7th Edition, third printing. 5.25 x 8.25 inches. (6),[5]-223 pages. Light blue dustjacket near-fine condition. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt print on spine., illustrated end papers. Fine condition.

With corrections, additions, and an introduction by Nicolas Barker. Revised and Expanded Edition.

A reference of over 450 alphabetical entries ranging in length from a single line to several pages. Each entry consists of a definition and analysis of the technical terms of book collecting and bibliography, with comments on such subjects as auctions, fakes and pirated editions.

John Waynflete Carter was an English writer, diplomat, bibliographer, book-collector, antiquarian bookseller and vice-president of the Bibliographical Society of London.

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Bookseller
Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA) CA (CA)
Bookseller's Inventory #
1427
Title
ABC for Book Collectors
Author
CARTER, John & BARKER, Nicolas (revised by)
Format/Binding
Hard Cover
Book Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Quantity Available
1
Edition
7th Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
1884718051
ISBN 13
9781884718052
Publisher
Oak Knoll Press
Place of Publication
New Castle, Delaware
Date Published
1998
Keywords
featured items 1B

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Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
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