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Collecting books for fun and profit by Arthur H Minters (1932-2014) - First - 1979 - from The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB (SKU: L0982)

Collecting books for fun and profit

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Collecting books for fun and profit

by Arthur H Minters (1932-2014)

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very good to fine/Very good to fine
ISBN 10
0668045981
ISBN 13
9780668045988
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xvi+199 pages with plates, appendix, glossary, bibliography and index. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 1/2") bound in original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine in original pictorial jacket. First edition. Whether you are an experienced and seasoned collector or one who is just starting out in the fascinating field of book collecting, this book should interest, amuse and inform you in equal degree. Arthur Minters, one of the world's foremost dealers in books and periodicals on art, architecture sand literature, has written what is at once an informal history of his vocation, a practical guide to forming and disposing of a collection, a tour through the international book market, and a charming and amusing memoir by a man who has seen all there is to see in the world of books. Condition: Jacket with light edge wear else very good to fine in like jacket.

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Bookseller
The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
L0982
Title
Collecting books for fun and profit
Author
Arthur H Minters (1932-2014)
Book condition
Used - Very good to fine
Jacket condition
Very good to fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0668045981
ISBN 13
9780668045988
Publisher
Arco Publishing Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1979
Keywords
Book Collecting
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;
Size
Octavo

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gilt
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