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ABC for book collectors

Carter, John

ABC for book collectors

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Published by Mercury Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover title Carter"s ABC for book collectors.

Other titlesCarter"s ABC for book collectors.
Statementby John Carter.
SeriesMercury Books -- 12
The Physical Object
Pagination208p. ;
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17408064M


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Here, in over alphabetical entries, ranging in length from a single line to several pages, may be found definition and analysis of the technical terms of book collecting and bibliography. Book Terminology. Roberts and Etherington ABC for Book Collectors ABAA ILAB Illuminated Manuscripts Library and Information Science Dictionary of Abbreviations: Online Blogs and Newsletters.

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