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ABC FOR BOOK-COLLECTORS by  John Carter - First American Edition - 1952 - from The Avocado Pit and Biblio.co.uk

ABC FOR BOOK-COLLECTORS

by Carter, John

Condition: Good in Poor dust jacket


New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Good in Poor dust jacket. 1952. First American Edition. Hardcover. No Date[1952]. Bound in dark blue cloth with decorated boards. Pastedowns and endpapers printed in blue. Large piece missing from top of front panel of the DJ. Small amount of paper missing along the bottom of the rear panel near the spine. Soiling to the DJ. Sept. 22 written on spine and top of first endpaper in pencil. Wear to the corners of the boards. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 191 pages .

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.




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