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American Book Prices Current 1997 Volume 103 The Auction Season September 1996- August 1997 by  Editors  Abigail Leab and Kathleen Thorp - First Edition - 1998 - from Ravenroost Books and Biblio.com

American Book Prices Current 1997 Volume 103 The Auction Season September 1996- August 1997

by Katharine Kyes Leab, Daniel J. Leab, Marie-Luise Frings, Abigail Leab and Kathleen Thorp, Editors

Condition: Fine


Bancroft-Parkman, 1998. adv. xxii. 1100pgs. Fine condition hardcover. Clean, tight, unmarked, prisitne condition. Red cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine, endpapers depicting a book auction at Sotheby's circa 1800 by Thomas Rowlandson. Continues to be an essential reference tool for buying, selling and evaluating scarce books, serial publications, maps, autographs, prints based on hammer prices at 35 major auction houses. An introduction and table of abbreviations precedes lists of auction houses, named consignors and season's sales, followed by sections on autographs and manuscripts (Part I) and Books (Part II), the latter of which includes atlases, books, broadsides, maps and charts. #2467. First Edition. Cloth Hardcover. Fine. Illus. by Thomas Rowlandson. 8vo - 6.25x8.25x2inches.
  • Bookseller: Ravenroost Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2467
  • Title: American Book Prices Current 1997 Volume 103 The Auction Season September 1996- August 1997
  • Author: Katharine Kyes Leab, Daniel J. Leab, Marie-Luise Frings, Abigail Leab and Kathleen Thorp, Editors
  • Illustrator: Thomas Rowlandson
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Bancroft-Parkman
  • Date published: 1998
  • Keywords: American Book Prices Current, Sotheby's, Auction Records, 1996, 1997, Books, Manuscripts, Autographs, Auctions, Prices Realized, Named Consignors, Collectors, Reference, Books About Books, Maps, Prints, Hammer Prices, Rare Books, Zubal, Doyle, Wadding
  • Bookseller catalogs: COMPLETE CATALOG; NON-FICTION, TEXT AND REFERENCE BOOKS; Bibliography and Books About Books; Ephemera; Collector's Reference Shelf;
  • Subjects: FICTION / General; REFERENCE / Almanacs;
  • Size: 8vo - 6.25x8.25x2inches

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