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Fine Books by  Alfred W Pollard - First Edition - 1912 - from Old Saratoga Books and Biblio.co.uk

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by Pollard, Alfred W

Condition: Good with no dust jacket; Library markings on spine, bookplate, pocket scars and perforated library marks on title page. Boards


NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Good with no dust jacket; Library markings on spine, bookplate, pocket . scars and perforated library marks on title page. Boards rubbed, several . pages torn at top from inexpert opening.. 1912. First Edition. Hardcover. Blindstamped green cloth binding with titles and elaborate botanical flourishes stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. xvi, 332 pp. 40 plates. Index, bibliography. Chapters cover block-books, invention of printing in Holland and Mainz, incunabula, early German, Italian, Spanish, French and Dutch illustrated books, printing in England, English woodcut illustrations, engraved illustrations and modern fine printing. ; The Connoisseur's Library; Ex-Library .
  • Seller: Old Saratoga Books US (US)
  • Seller Inventory #: 33571
  • Title: Fine Books
  • Author: Pollard, Alfred W
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good with no dust jacket; Library markings on spine, bookplate, pocket scars and perforated library marks on title page. Boards
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1912
  • Keywords: EARLY Printed Books, Book Collecting, Incunabula
  • Bookseller catalogs: Books about Books;
  • Subjects: ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES / Books;


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