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Tokens of the Eighteenth Century Connected with Booksellers & Bookmakers (Authors, Printers, Publishers, Engravers and Paper Makers)

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Tokens of the Eighteenth Century Connected with Booksellers & Bookmakers (Authors, Printers, Publishers, Engravers and Paper Makers)

by Longman, W

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  • Hardcover
Condition
Fine condition/No jacket, as issued
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Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research Company, 1970. Appears unread. Fine condition. NO fading. Bright, clean, square and tight. NOT a library discard. NO owner's name or bookplate. NO remainder mark. Pages are fresh and crisp -- apparently never read. NO underlining. NO highlighting. NO margin notes. 1970 reprint of the 1916 original. Limited to 299 numbered copies. Illustrated with 78 photos of 39 tokens (both obverse and reverse), portraits, engravings of early bookshops, printshops, etc. This is an account of these tokens and the 18th century businessmen (including James Lackington) who used them for advertising and promotion. Bound in the original gilt-stamped blue cloth.. 1970 reprint, Limited to 299 copies. Hardcover. Fine condition/No jacket, as issued. 8vo. 90pp. + 12 plates.

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Bookseller
About Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
017612
Title
Tokens of the Eighteenth Century Connected with Booksellers & Bookmakers (Authors, Printers, Publishers, Engravers and Paper Makers)
Author
Longman, W
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine condition
Jacket condition
No jacket, as issued
Edition
1970 reprint, Limited to 299 copies
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Gale Research Company
Place of Publication
Detroit, Michigan
Date published
1970
Bookseller catalogs
Coin collecting;
Size
8vo. 90pp. + 12 plates

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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]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
remainder mark
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jacket
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reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
Cloth
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fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
bookplate
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