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TASTE AND TECHNIQUE IN BOOK-COLLECTING by John Carter - First edition - 1948 - from Andre Strong Bookseller and Biblio.co.uk

TASTE AND TECHNIQUE IN BOOK-COLLECTING

by John Carter

Condition: Very Good


New York: R. R. Bowker Co., 1948. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 6 x 9 in. Gray cloth boards. Condition is VERY GOOD ; edges and spine ends worn with some fraying, covers very clean. Binding tight and text unmarked. Errata slip present. Books on books. Stax.




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