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Principles Of Bibliographical Description

By Bowers, Fredson




From the text: "The craze for first impressions of first editions, and first issues of first impressions of first editions, and first states of first impressions of first editions, has occasionally resulted in speculation and bibliographical absurdity among collectors and dealers.... Any minor change made in the course of the original printing is immediately seized on as constituting an 'issue.' A trial binding used for perhaps twenty copies of salesmen's samples becomes a rare 'first issue.'"


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Principles of Bibliographical Description (St. Paul's Bibliographies, No 15)

Fredson Bowers

St Pauls Bibliographies, 1986-06-01. Hardcover. Used:Good.

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Fredson Bowers

1995-03-02. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Principles of Bibliographical Description

Bowers, Fredson

Russell & Russell. Used - Very Good. 1962. Cloth, octavo, xvii and 505 pp. Light shelf wear to boards, including small stain to top front edge. Previous owner's insignia on ffep. Tight binding and clean, unmarked pages. (Subject: Books on Books.)

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Fredson Bowers

Oak Knoll Press, 1995-02-01. Paperback. Used:Good.

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Principles of Bibliographical Description (St. Paul's Bibliographies, No 15)

Fredson Bowers

St Pauls Bibliographies, 1986-06. Hardcover. Good.

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Principles of Bibliographical Description (St. Paul's Bibliographies)

Fredson Bowers

1995-03-02. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Principles of Bibliographical Description

Bowers, Fredson

New York: St. Paul's Bibliographies. Good with no dust jacket. 1986. Trade Pb. 0906795370 . Owner's inscription/slightly worn and soiled .

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Principles of Bibliographical Description

Bowers, Fredson

New York: Russell & Russell, Inc., 1962. WYSIWYG pricing--no added shipping charge for standard shipping within USA. Dark blue cloth, gilt titles on spine, xvii, 500 pp, index. Moderately rubbed & bumped, some dust & spots on top and fore-edges. This is a re-issue of the 1949 Princeton edition.. Reprint. . VG/No dj. 25 X 17 cm.

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Principles of bibliographical description

BOWERS, Fredson

-. Used - Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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Principles of Bibliographical Description

Bowers, Fredson

Princeton, New Jersey: Russell & Russell, Inc., 1962. Very Good condition. Mild corner bump [NO text or illustrations are affected]. Hinges are perfect. Square and reasonably tight. NO owner's name or bookplate. NOT a library discard. Pages are clean and crisp. NO underlining. NO highlighting. NO margin notes. 1962. Reprint of the 1949 original. A landmark in the history of scholarship that is still the standard reference in the field. According to G. Thomas Tanselle, PRINCIPLES OF BIBLIOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION is "one of the indisputable classics of twentieth-century scholarship... providing for the first time a comprehensive manual for the description of printed books as physical objects... The PRINCIPLES still holds its place as the central book to which those engaged in bibliographical work must continually return." Illustrated. Three appendices. Index. Bound in the original gilt-stamped blue cloth.. 1962 reprint of the 1949 original. Hardcover. Very Good condition/No jacket. 8vo. xvii, 505pp. Great Packaging, Fast Shipping.

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Bowers, Fredson

New York: Russell & Russell, 1962. Hardcover in very good condition. No jacket. Hardcover leading corners and spine ends are bumped and worn. Page block is tanned and marked. Previous owner's name penned on FEP. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW. Hardcover. Very Good. Used.

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Principles of Bibliographical Description (St. Paul's Bibliographies, No 15)

Bowers, Fredson

Paperback. Very Good. Very good--large trade paperback--previous owner's name on half title, very neat pen and pencil underlining passim.

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Bowers, Fredson

New York: Russell & Russell, 1962. Light wear, a few tiny marks to closed edges, else clean and tight.. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to.

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Bowers, Fredson

New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press. Fine. 2005. Revised Edition; Fifth Printing. Softcover. Reprinting of the first edition with a new introduction by G. Thomas Tanselle in Fine condition; "Fredson Bowers's Principles is one of the indisputable classics of twentieth-century scholarship. When it was first published in 1949, it immediately became the standard guide...providing for the first time a comprehensive manual for the description of printed books as physical objects. " (from the Introduction by G. Thomas Tanselle) .

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Bowers, Fredson

Winchester and New Castle, Delaware: St Paul's Bibliographies and Oak Knoll Press, 2012. stiff paper wrappers. Bibliography. thick 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xvi, 505 pages. With a new introduction by G. Thomas Tanselle. Reprint of the first edition. One of the indisputable classics of 20th-century scholarship, Bowers's work is one of the standard guides on the subject, providing a comprehensive manual for the description of printed books as physical objects. Although there has been much activity in descriptive bibliography since then, Principles still holds its place as the central book to which those engaged in bibliographical work continually return.

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Bowers, Fredson; Introduction by G. Thomas Tanselle

Winchester (UK) and New Castle (DE): St. Paul's Bibliographies; Oak Knoll Press, 2012. Reprint. Paperback. New. 505pp. Octavo [23 cm] Blue, white and orange printed wraps. From the Publisher - "Reprint of the first edition. One of the indisputable classics of 20th-century scholarship, Bowers's work is one of the standard guides on the subject, providing a comprehensive manual for the description of printed books as physical objects. Although there has been much activity in descriptive bibliography since then, Principles still holds its place as the central book to which those engaged in bibliographical work continually return."

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Bowers, Fredson

New Castle, Delaware/ Winchester, Hampshire [U.K.]: Oak Knoll Press / St Paul's Bibliographies, 1994. BRAND NEW in perfect condition. Bright, shiny, clean, square and tight. Sharp corners. NOT a library discard. NO owner's name or bookplate. NOT a remainder. Fresh and crisp -- obviously never read. 1994. Reprint of the 1949 original, with a New Introduction. A landmark in the history of scholarship that is still the standard reference in the field. According to G. Thomas Tanselle, PRINCIPLES OF BIBLIOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION is "one of the indisputable classics of twentieth-century scholarship... providing for the first time a comprehensive manual for the description of printed books as physical objects... The PRINCIPLES still holds its place as the central book to which those engaged in bibliographical work must continually return." Illustrated. Three appendices. Index. Bound in the original blue and white wraps, stamped in red. 6" wide by 9" tall.. 1994 reprint, with New Introduction. Softcover. New/No jacket. 8vo. xxv, 505pp. Great Packaging, Fast Shipping.

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BOWERS, FREDSON

1995. Soft Cover. Fine. 8o,XXV, 505 pp. St. Paul's Bibliographies; 15. Reprint of the first edition. One of the indisputable classics of 20th-century scholarship, Bowers's work is one of the standard guides on the subject, providing a comprehensive manual for the description of printed books as physical objects. Although there has been much activity in descriptive bibliography since then, "Principles" still holds its place as the central book to which those engaged in bibliographical work continually return.

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Principles of Bibliographical Description

Fredson Bowers

Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1949. Hardcover. Fair. Ex-Library with standard markings.

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Principles of bibliographical description.

Bowers, Fredson.

Winchester: St. Paul's Bibliographies; Oak Knoll Press, New Castle, Del., 1994. 8vo (22.8 cm; 9"). xxv, [1], 505 pp. Reprint of of the 1949 classic on bibliographical theory and application, here with an introduction by Thomas Tanselle. Blue paperback; top edge soot-darkened with some top margins slightly affected, front bottom corner of cover creased across with some soiling there also. A good working copy at a much reduced price.

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Fredson Bowers

Oak Knoll Press, 1995-02-01. Paperback. Good.

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Principles of Bibliographical Description

Bowers, Fredson

Russell & Russell, New York, 1962. Facsimile Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Ex-library copy. Two external lib. markings. Usual internal lib. markings etc. Publisher's cloth and gilt binding. Book presentable, clean, tight and sound. xvii + 505 pages, notes, index. Approx. size 9" by 6". Quantity Available: 1. Category: Books on Books; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 27051. .

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Fredson Bowers

Oak Knoll Press. Used - Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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Principles of Bibliographical Description (St. Paul's Bibliographies ; 15)

Fredson Bowers

Oak Knoll Press. Used - Very Good. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear.

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Bowers, Fredson

Oak Knoll Press, 1994. 58072nd. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Very Good Condition: Notations to first page otherwise unmarked. Tight binding. Minor cover wear and outer soil. Paperback book copy of Principles of Bibliographical Description by Fredson Bowers. Introduction by C. Thomas Tanselle. New Castle DE: Oak Knoll Press. Distributed by Lyons & Burford, Publishers, New York. Copyright 1994 Princeton University Press. Printed in U.S.A. xxv, 505 pages. 6-1/8 x 9 x 1-1/4 inches, 24 cm. Accurately described because we look! Out the door in 24! (except Sunday & Postal Holidays)

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