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ABC FOR BOOK COLLECTORS by  John Carter - Hardcover - Fifth edition - 1988 - from Waugh Books and Biblio.co.uk

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ABC FOR BOOK COLLECTORS

by Carter, John

Condition: Very good +/very good +


New York: Knopf, 1988. Fifth edition. hardcover. Very good +/very good +. 8vo. Black cloth with gilt spine titles. 224 pages. No names or marks. In dust-jacket (with price intact).

A crisp, tight, unmarked, copy of the Fifth edition, revised.

A must for every bibliophile, no matter your collecting interest. Now in its eighth edition, ABC is the comprehensive reference work for book collectors and dealers everywhere.


  • Bookseller: Waugh Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 4514
  • Title: ABC FOR BOOK COLLECTORS
  • Author: Carter, John
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very good +
  • Jacket condition: very good +
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Fifth edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10:1884718051
  • ISBN 13:9781884718052
  • Publisher: Knopf
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1988
  • Keywords: Books


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