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The Book Book

By: Blond, Anthony

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1985

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5679


Hardback, 223mm x 142mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xi prelims, 226pp. plus index, Good +/Good +. Spine bumped, some faint spotty marks to front board, block edges darkened and a little grubby in places. Dustwrapper spine is faded, some evidence of handling but overall clean and bright. Insider's account of life in the book publishing business. Catalogue: Books. Keywords: Books, publishing, London View more info

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Excursions in Libraria, being retrospective reviews and biographical notes

By: Powell, G.H.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Lawrence and Bullen: 1895

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Gift Inscription

Seller ID: 115


Hardback, 203mm x 140mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xv prelims, 271pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Gift Inscription. Book in good condition given age. Spine and boards bumped and scuffed, spine frayed at ends, block a little darkened and dusty, edges ragged as cut, pages clean. Newspaper cutting concerning a 1969 book auction affixed to rear endpaper. Collection of articles about European books of historical interes... View more info