A reference of over 450 alphabetical entries ranging in length from a single line to several pages. Each entry consists of a definition and analysis of the technical terms of book collecting and bibliography, with comments on such subjects as auctions, fakes and pirated editions.A reference of over 450 alphabetical entries ranging in length from a single line to several pages. Each entry consists of a definition and analysis of the technical terms of book collecting and bibliography, with comments on such subjects as auctions, fakes and pirated editions.Read Less
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If the terminology and abbreviations in book descriptions are as foreign to you as the landscape of Mars, here is a book by John Carter to translate the quagmire of mysterious terms and symbols and help to clarify the world of rare books for you. A must-have for the book seller, new or old, and a useful tool for those who love books.
Oct 8, 2009
Basics for Booklovers
IF you love books you will appreciate the ABC.
It provides basic information for inexperienced collector and a lot of unnecessary, but very interesting items for the general reader and book lover.
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