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by POLLARD, Alfred W

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London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., [1912]., 1912. large 8vo. pp. xv, 331, [1]. 40 plates (incl. frontis.). A nice copy in original blind-stamped cloth, gilt spine (inner front hinge cracked). 6pp. Spring 1924 Publisher's catalogue loosely laid in. First Edition. Chapters on collectors and collecting, book-blocks, the invention of printing, other incunabula, early German, Dutch, Italian, French and Spanish illustrated books,printing in England, English woodcut illustrations, &c. With a ten-page select bibliography.. F. Hardcover.
  • Bookseller: D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB) CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: BLLnePOL29
  • Title: Fine Books
  • Author: POLLARD, Alfred W
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Edition: F
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., [1912].
  • Date published: 1912
  • Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS BOOK COLLECTING PRINTING INCUNABULA ILLUSTRATION
  • Bookseller catalogs: Books-On-Books;


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