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A Dictionary of Books Relating to America. by  Joseph SABIN - Hardcover - [1967] - from Peter Harrington (SKU: 123947)

A Dictionary of Books Relating to America.

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A Dictionary of Books Relating to America.: From its discovery to the present time.

by SABIN, Joseph

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New York: Mini-print Corp.,, [1967]. 2 volumes, oblong quarto (190 x 241 mm). Contemporary brown half morocco, spines lettered in gilt, tan cloth sides, top edge brown. Some foxing to edges. An excellent set. An attractively bound set of Sabin's monumental bibliography, compressing the original 29 volumes into two through fitting eight of the original pages onto each page. The bibliography, originally printed from 1868 to 1939, was begun by Sabin, continued by Wilberforce Eames, and finished by Robert Vail. It is the most extensive bibliography of Americana yet printed, with 106,413 entries.


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A Dictionary of Books Relating to America.
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Since its establishment, Peter Harrington has specialised in sourcing, selling and buying the finest quality original first editions, signed, rare and antiquarian books, fine bindings and library sets. Peter Harrington first began selling rare books from the Chelsea Antiques Market on London's King's Road. For the past twenty years the business has been run by Pom Harrington, Peter's son.


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The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
The term quarto is used to describe a page or book size. A printed sheet is made with four pages of text on each side, and the...[more]