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Taste and Technique in Book Collecting

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Taste and Technique in Book Collecting

by John Carter

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New York, NY: R.R. Bowker, 1948. Book. Fine. Cloth. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First edition, matching dates to title and copyright pages. Gray cloth with burgundy lettering to the spine. This copy is FINE in a NEAR FINE, unclipped ( $5.00), Brodart protected DJ. " A Study of recent developments in Great Britain and the United States. Based on the Sandars Lectures in Bibliography given at Cambridge University". Exterior is rich. Lettering is bright. Edges are sharp. Minimal crimping at spine ends. Inside is unmarked, crisp, and tight with minimal toning. DJ is rich and clean with modest rubbing/wear at spine ends, tips, and edges. Lovely and SCARCE in this condition as the true first. .

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book dealer
Bailey Bonzo Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
002174
Title
Taste and Technique in Book Collecting
Author
John Carter
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
R.R. Bowker
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Date Published
1948
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [more]
crisp
A term often used to indicate a book's new-like condition. Indicates that the hinges are not loosened. A book described as crisp... [more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [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.... [more]
First Edition
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Brodart
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tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
edges
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