Order Nr. 53176 MILLER'S COLLECTING BOOKS. Catherine Porter.


  • (London: Reed International Books, 1995).
  • large 8vo.
  • cloth, dust jacket.
  • 192 pages.

Price: $10.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 53176

Fine in fine jacket. Very well-illustrated introduction to book collecting. After an introduction to terminology, binding, illustration, areas of collecting by date, topic, format, etc. are presented. Each chapter has running text on the lower half of each page with illustrations (often in color) on the top part of each page from collectible books (illustrations, covers, title pages, dust jackets, etc.) with explanatory captions. Bibliography, addresses of auctioneers and dealers, index.