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Taste and Technique in Book-Collecting: A study of recent developments in Great Britain and the United States.

by CARTER, John

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NY: R.R. Bowker,, 1948.. First edition.. xxiii + 203 pp. Near fine in very good dust jacket with chipping along the top and bottom edges, and a few short tears.




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