Understanding Book-collecting

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Antique Collectors' Club, 1982 - Antiques & Collectibles - 279 pages
This work makes available a mass of useful information, including details of the technical aspects of book making, the vexed question of first editions and the matters of completeness and condition. Contains an excellent glossary.

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Contents

Acknowledgements
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Foreword
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The Language of BookCollecting i
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Copyright

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