Encyclopedia of the Book
ISBN 13: 9781884718144
Publisher: Oak Knoll Pr
Publication Date: 1996
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Previously published as Glaister's Glossary of the Book, this classic work contains over three thousand definitions of terms used in bookbinding, printing, papermaking, and the book trade. "Its standard of fullness and of informative precision is remarkably high". -- The (London) Times Literary Supplement
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Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall
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Book Description: Oak Knoll Press Lond, New Castle / The British Library, London. Softcover. Book Condition: New. Reprint of Second Edition. 576 pages. Softcover. New book. BOOKS ON BOOKS. Here is a volume that has established itself as the standard reference guide to the book. The breadth of its scope is remarkable; it contains over 3,000 alphabetically-arranged definitions of the terms used in bookbinding, printing, papermaking, and the book trade. There are also biographical details of printers, authors, bookbinders, bibliophiles; and precise notes on machinery and equipment, famous books, printing societies, book-related organizations, customs of the trade, etc. (Key Words: Reference Books, Geoffrey Galilster, Books on Books, Donald Farren, Printing, Bookbinding, Papermaking, Book Trade, Encyclopedias). book. Bookseller Inventory # 33831X10
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