Title: An Introduction to Bibliography for Literary...
Publisher: (1959) At the Clarendon Press,, Oxford:
Publication Date: 1959
Binding: cloth in dust jacket.
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
octavo, (xvi), 359pp. An essential text for the student of the book. "While the author carefully explains that he is not writing for book collectors, yet it behooves every collector who aspires to the distinction of the title, to acquire as early as possible a thorough grounding in the principles of bibliography." Webber, Books About Books, p.91. With chapters on The Making of a Printed Book, The Printed Book and Its Parts: Some Bibliographical Terms Explained, More about Imposition, The Early Printing-Press, Changes in the Technique of Printing, Some Points of Bibliographical Technique and so on. Bookplate on front pastedown. Dust jacket darkened, book very fine and bright. Reprint of the second impression with corrections. Bookseller Inventory # 22632
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