Sign In | Register
ABC for Book Collectors by  John Carter - Hardcover - Fifth edition, revised - 1972 - from The Typographeum Bookshop and Biblio.co.uk

ABC for Book Collectors

by Carter, John

Condition: Bookplate pasted to first free end-paper; some foxing; else near fine copy/several small tears repaired with tape


London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1972. Fifth edition, revised. Hardcover. Bookplate pasted to first free end-paper; some foxing; else near fine copy/several small tears repaired with tape. 8v0. Cloth. Pp. 212. A very useful reference for book collectors, with definitions of such things as fore-edge paintings, hard-grain morocco, india paper, and tree calf.


  • Bookseller: The Typographeum Bookshop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000495
  • Title: ABC for Book Collectors
  • Author: Carter, John
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Bookplate pasted to first free end-paper; some foxing; else near fine copy
  • Jacket condition: several small tears repaired with tape
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Fifth edition, revised
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1972
  • Keywords: Book Arts. Book Collecting. John Carter.
  • Bookseller catalogs: Book Arts;


Reviews

Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)




Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former o...[more]
calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the crispne...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye.(see also Goatsk...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers.The cloth is stretched ove...[more]

$25.00

$5.00 shipping to USA

More shipping options >




Browse Rare Books

Browse rare books

Interested in rare and collectible books? Booksellers from around the world showcase some of their finest in Biblio's rare book room.

Signed vs Inscribed: Whats the difference?

Signed vs. Inscribed

Know what you are getting into when purchasing rare books, and learn the difference between signed books and inscribed books.


Trustpilot