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Completely reset and revised, this definitive reference is better than ever. "No better guide to the whole subject has appeared in print". -- Chicago ...Show synopsisCompletely reset and revised, this definitive reference is better than ever. "No better guide to the whole subject has appeared in print". -- Chicago TribuneHide synopsis
Description:New in new dust jacket. 5 1 /2" x 8", 219 pages, list of...New in new dust jacket. 5 1 /2" x 8", 219 pages, list of abbreviations common in the book trade. NEW. Pay for Standard Shipping and Raven Hill Books will upgrade this book to Priority Mail for U.S. customers at no charge to buyer. Book Details: New Castle, DE, Oak Knoll Books, 6th edition, 1992. Hardcover with dust jacket, 5 1 /2" x 8", 219 pages, list of abbreviations common in the book trade. This reference contains 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, interspersed with comments on such subjects as auctions, facsimiles, fakes and pirated editions.
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Description:New in new dust jacket. pristine copy in new condition...unread...New in new dust jacket. pristine copy in new condition...unread retail stock from specialty artbook retailer in original shrinkwrap! 232 p. Audience: General/trade. Established in 1968, the Friends of Art Bookshop is a non-profit organization with proceeds donated to Fine Art student scholarships. Most orders shipped same or next business day and include delivery confirmation!
Description:232 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. REFERENCE...232 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. REFERENCE BOOKS. Shaken, Unsophisticated, Harleian Style, Fingerprint, E-book, Dentelle. Can you define these terms? If not, this is the book for you. John Carter's ABC for Book Collectors has long been established as the most enjoyable as well as the most informative reference book on the subject. Here, in over 490 alphabetical entries may be found definition and analysis of the technical terms used in book collecting and bibliography, interspersed with salutary comments on such subjects as auctions, condition, facsimiles and fakes, 'points', rarity, etc. Incorporates additional words created by the introduction of web-based collecting. This is the one indispensable guide to book collecting. (Key Words: Book Collecting, John Carter, Books, Nicholas Barker, Reference Books).
Description:New. Hardcover no dj. Fifth Edition, fifth printing, 1978. NEW...New. Hardcover no dj. Fifth Edition, fifth printing, 1978. NEW NEW NEW Condition; never read. DJ is new. In sealed plastic protection. 1973. Hardcover no dj.
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 ...
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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