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ABC for Book Collectors by  John Carter - Hardcover - Fifth edition, revised - 1972 - from The Typographeum Bookshop (SKU: 000495)

ABC for Book Collectors

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ABC for Book Collectors

by Carter, John

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  • hardcover
Condition
Bookplate pasted to first free end-paper; some foxing; else near fine copy/several small tears repaired with tape
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Francestown, New Hampshire
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About This Item

London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1972. Fifth edition, revised. Hardcover. Bookplate pasted to first free end-paper; some foxing; else near fine copy/several small tears repaired with tape. 8v0. Cloth. Pp. 212. A very useful reference for book collectors, with definitions of such things as fore-edge paintings, hard-grain morocco, india paper, and tree calf.

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Bookseller
The Typographeum Bookshop US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
000495
Title
ABC for Book Collectors
Author
Carter, John
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Bookplate pasted to first free end-paper; some foxing; else near fine copy
Jacket condition
several small tears repaired with tape
Quantity available
1
Edition
Fifth edition, revised
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Rupert Hart-Davis
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1972
Keywords
Book Arts. Book Collecting. John Carter.
Bookseller catalogs
Book Arts;

Terms of Sale

The Typographeum Bookshop

Net for cash, plus postage. Books are as described, but satisfaction is fully guaranteed. Please get in touch with me directly or through my website for better prices and personal service, for I actually have the books and will be happy to talk with you about them.

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The Typographeum Bookshop

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About The Typographeum Bookshop

The Typographeum Bookshop was founded in 1976 and offers a small stock of books with a special emphasis on British and European literature, as well as fine foreign films. In addition, I was a private press printer who published a variety of books using the technique of letterpress developed by Gutenberg in the 15th Century. Please visit my website, https://typographeum.us, for much more information, as well as pictures of my shop, both inside and out.

Glossary

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]

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