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Taste and Technique in Book-Collecting by  John CARTER - First Edition - 1948 - from Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA and

Taste and Technique in Book-Collecting

by CARTER, John

Condition: Very Good

New York: R.R. Bowker, 1948. 5/11/2010. Very Good. First edition. Endpapers toned from clippings, spine slightly toned, a very good copy without dustwrapper. Excellent philosophical treatise on book-collecting, based on the Sandars Lectures in Bibliography delivered at Cambridge University in 1947.


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