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ABC Book for Collectors

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By: John Carter and Nicolas Barker

British Library

Hardback | Apr 2004 | #146916 | ISBN: 0712348220
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This reference contains over 450 alphabetical entries ranging in length from a single line to several pages. Each entry consists of a definition and analysis of the technical terms of book collecting and bibliography, interspersed with comments on such subjects as auctions, facsimiles, fakes and pirated editions. It should be a valuable book for any collector baffled by the technical language of an auction catalogue, or a bookseller wanting to widen his or her knowledge of these bibliographical terms.

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