Antiquarian Books: A Companion for Booksellers, Librarians and Collectors
Philippa Bernard, Leo Bernard, Angus O'Neill
Scolar Press, 1994 - Antiquarian booksellers - 461 pages
This companion sets out to provide essential information required by those who sell secondhand books and also by those who buy them. There are 450 entries which include explanations of the technical terms used in the description of books. Printing, illustration and binding are all covered.
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