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Bibliopola: Pictures and Texts about the Book Trade. Two Volumes (Complete) .

Taubert, Siegfred

ISBN 10: 0713900016 / ISBN 13: 9780713900019
Published by Dr. Ernst Hauswedell & Co, Hamburg, 1966
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Volume I: xxv, (1) , 123, (1) pages. Volume II: ix, (1) , 523, (1) pages. Slipcase. Advertising brochure for this set included. Text is tri-lingual in English, French and German. Weight: 3.4 kilograms. "Throughout its history the book trade with all its branches and variants has inspired artists of various ages and countries to depict its many activities. "Bibliopola" offers the first iconography of such material, chosen from European, Asiatic, American and African sources. In Volume II, on 258 plates in chronological order - of which 42 in colour - book stores, antiquarian and second-hand bookshops, circulating libraries, itinerant booksellers, book auction sales, scenes inside bookshops, print sellers and whoever else belongs to this great familt are shown. Each plate is accompanied by bibliographical notes and an explanatory description. The introductory Volume I contains 300 details from the plates divided into thematic groups. "; Folio. Bookseller Inventory # 002275

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Title: Bibliopola: Pictures and Texts about the ...

Publisher: Dr. Ernst Hauswedell & Co, Hamburg

Publication Date: 1966

Binding: Original Cloth

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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