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A BOOK FOR ALL READERS, DESIGNED AS AN AID TO THE COLLECTION, USE, AND PRESERVATION OF BOOKS

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A BOOK FOR ALL READERS, DESIGNED AS AN AID TO THE COLLECTION, USE, AND PRESERVATION OF BOOKS: And the Formation of Public and Private Libraries

by Spofford, Ainsworth Rand

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  • Hardcover
  • first
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NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1900. First Edition. Hardcover. VERY GOOD. Light foxing to the vellum spine with gilt titles, untrimmed fore-edge, occasional light pencil mark, grey boards with gilt titles, top edge gilt. 509pp., index.

Chapters on Choice of Books, Book Buying, Art of Book Binding, Book Plates, Enemies of Books, Some of the Uses of Libraries, Catalogues,Poetry of the Library, Humors of the Library, Rare Books etc.One of only a few available.

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Bookseller
Maggie Lambeth US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
16037
Title
A BOOK FOR ALL READERS, DESIGNED AS AN AID TO THE COLLECTION, USE, AND PRESERVATION OF BOOKS
Author
Spofford, Ainsworth Rand
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - VERY GOOD
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
G.P. Putnam's Sons
Place of Publication
NY
Date Published
1900

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Maggie Lambeth

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About Maggie Lambeth

Independent bookseller with over 40 years in retail and mail order book-selling experience. Our main specialties are books about Texas history, Texas authors, ranching, cattle, lawmen, outlaws, genealogy and family history, county and community history pretty much anything about Texas. We also accept consignments. Inquiries are welcome txt or talk (830-392-6668).

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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.... [More]
vellum
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. ... [More]
First Edition
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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... [More]
top edge gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the pages... [More]
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