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Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books, A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books, A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

by Roberts, Matt T.; & Don Etherington; Bernard Middleton

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Near Fine condition/No dust jacket, as issued
ISBN 10
0844403660
ISBN 13
9780844403663
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Washington: Library of Congress, 1982. Near Fine condition. NOT a library discard. Sharp corners. NO owner's name or bookplate. Pages are crisp, clean and unmarked. 1982. First Edition. Illustrated throughout the text and with 13 striking full color plates of bindings and beautiful marbled papers. Foreword by Frederick R. Goff. Drawings by Margaret R. Brown. A comprehensive guide to the individuals, meaning and usage of terms and expressions important in bookbinding, book repair and conservation. Bernard Middleton helped with hand bookbinding and bookbinding history. A useful bibliography lists 373 sources. Bound in the original maroon cloth, stamped in bright gold. Oversize Hardcover. 9.25" wide by 11.75" tall. This large heavy book will require extra postage for Priority and International shipments, but only the standard charge for media mail. S-K 353. . First Edition. Oversize Hardcover. Near Fine condition/No dust jacket, as issued. Illus. by NOT a library discard. 320pp. Great Packaging, Fast Shipping.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
023853
Title
Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books, A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology
Author
Roberts, Matt T.; & Don Etherington; Bernard Middleton
Illustrator
NOT a library discard
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine condition
Jacket condition
No dust jacket, as issued
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0844403660
ISBN 13
9780844403663
Publisher
Library of Congress
Place of Publication
Washington
Date published
1982
Bookseller catalogs
Book Collecting / References for Book Collectors;
Size
320pp

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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]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
crisp
A term often used to indicate a book's new-like condition. Indicates that the hinges are not loosened. A book described as crisp...[more]

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