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

by Longman, W

Condition: Booklabel of Peter Stockham on front pastedown endpaper, Very Good. An unnumbered copy

Gale Research Company, Detroit, 1970 reprint of the 1916 first edition, . Limited edition of 299 numbered copies. Cloth, 8vo,. 90 pp, ills. Contents: Introduction; I. Tokens Issued by Authors, Booksellers, Circulating Librarians, Engravers, Newspaper Proprietors, Paper Manufacturers, Printers and Publishers; II. Tokens struck by people unconnected with any branch of the book trade, but which refer to, and in most cases portray an author; III. Miscellaneous Tokens of Interest to the Bookselling and Allied Trades; Index. Booklabel of Peter Stockham on front pastedown endpaper, Very Good. An unnumbered copy.


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