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Taste and Technique in Book-Collecting

by CARTER, JOHN

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Cambridge University Press, 1949. Second impression, 1949. Red cloth with gilt lettered spine. Dust jacket price clipped with light fade to spine. A very good clean copy in a very good dust jacket. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.




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jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps aro...[more]
gilt
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]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers.The cloth is stretched ove...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. A...[more]
price clipped
When a book is described as price-clipped, it indicates that the portion of the dust jacket flap that has the publisher's sugges...[more]

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