Fine. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Hardcover., no flaws.; foreword by william targ.; xvpp., 303pp., illustrated throughout in b/w., errata slip laid-in.; contains eleven essays by various contributors on assorted aspects of books, their history, making, collecting, selling, etc.
Near Fine. Errata slip tipped in. Cloth, contrasting spine-panels, 8vo, 24 cm, xv, 303 pp, ills. Contents: Foreword, by William Targ; Editors Preface; Of Dealers and Collectors, by Robert H. Taylor; Looking into Provenance, by Robert Nikirk; Inscribed Books and Literary Scholarship, by Salvatore J. lacone; The Graphic Confluence of 1800, by Leonard B. Schlosser; John Ruskin: The Development of a Private Collection, by R. Dyke Benjamin; Identifying and Classifying Fine Bindings, by Jamie Kleinberg Shalleck; Looking for Mr. Pickering, by Philip Sperling; The Author as Book Designer, by Barbara J. Kline; Incunabular Detective Fiction, by Otto Penzler; Early American Newspapers: A Brief Guide to the First One-hundred Seventy-five Years, by Roger N. Mohovich; Over Against Saint Pauls, by H. George Fletcher.
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