ABC for book-collectors. by Carter, John

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Published by Knopf in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Bibliography -- Dictionaries.,
  • Book collecting -- Dictionaries.

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GenreDictionaries.
The Physical Object
Pagination196 p. ;
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16568848M

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ABC for Book Collectors. John Carter and Nicolas Barker. Format Book Published New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press ; London: British Library, Edition 8th ed. / [with corrections, additions, and an introduction by] Nicholas Barker Language English.

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The ABC thus retains its character as an indispensable guide to book collecting. John Waynflete Carter (10 May – 18 March ) was an English author, diplomat, bibliographer, book-collector, antiquarian bookseller and Vice-President of the Bibliographical Society of fredjaillet.com was the great-grandson of Canon T.

Carter. After attending Eton College, he studied classics at King's College, Cambridge, where he gained a double fredjaillet.comity control: BIBSYS:BNE:. Nicolas Barker worked with his friend John Carter revising the ABC up to the latter's death in and has faithfully preserved the spirit of the original.

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