ABC For Book Collectors

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ABC for Book Collectors

Eighth edition, completely revised and re-set, with additional information and an Introduction by Nicolas Barker. 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, ranging in length from a single line to several pages, 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. This eighth edition has been revised by Nicolas Barker, editor of The Book Collector and incorporates additional words created by the introduction of web-based collecting. The ABC For Book Collectors retains its humorous character as the one indispensable guide to book collecting while also keeping us up-to-date with modern terminology.

Specifications of ABC for Book Collectors

GENERAL
AuthorJohn Carter, Nicolas Barker
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Edition8th
ISBN-101584561122
ISBN-139781584561125
PublisherOak Knoll Press and The British Library
Number Of Pages232
Publication Date2004-06-01
DIMENSIONS
Height8 inch.
Length0.75 inch.
Width5.25 inch.
Weight0.9 pounds.

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