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Fine Books

by Alfred W. Pollard

Condition: Very Good

London - Methuen and Co., 1912 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. A scarce first edition of Fine Books by Alfred W. Pollard. Pollard was a noted bibliophile and bibliographer, recognised especially for bringing about a higher level of scholarly rigour to the study of Shakespearean texts. Here, he reflects on his profession with befitting authority; exploring the history of books and illustrations and accompanying his writing with illustrative plates throughout. Condition: In cloth binding with gilt detailing. Externally quite smart, with some wear to extremities, joints andfading to backstrip. Internally, the pages are firmly bound and are generally bright and clean, aside from some foxing to endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD..
  • Bookseller: Rooke Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 045433
  • Title: Fine Books
  • Author: Alfred W. Pollard
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: London - Methuen and Co.
  • Date published: 1912


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