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Taste and Technique in Book Collecting

by John Carter

Condition: Fine/Near Fine

New York: R.R. Bowker Company, 1948. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Book in fine condition, jacket in near fine with repairs on verso to spine ends and folds. priced ($5.00). A study of recent developments in Great Britain and the United States.(1948)

  • Bookseller: Oshtemo Book Sellers US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000567
  • Title: Taste and Technique in Book Collecting
  • Author: John Carter
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: R.R. Bowker Company
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1948
  • Pages: 203
  • Keywords: Book about Books.
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall


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