Established in 1964, Bookman's Price Index is an index to rare and antiquarian books offered for sale in the catalogs of 100-200 book dealers in the U.S., Canada, and the British Isles. The number of titles listed in each volume is approximately 15,000; in the course of a year some 50-60,000 books are described. Volumes do not supersede previous volumes. Each volume covers catalogs from the previous 4 to 6 months. Entries Include: Title and author, edition, year published, physical description (size, binding, illustrations); detailed description of the book's condition including flaws, amount of wear, comment on scarcity; price as listed in catalog; catalog source and number.Included are three appendixes: "Association Copies": Listing books by significant people who have owned them "Fine Bindings": Listing books that have had special bindings applied, arranged by the name of the binder "Fore-Edge Paintings": Listing books that have had scenes painted on the edge of the book, listed by the name of the artist
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Book Description Cengage Gale. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Book has some visible wear on the binding, cover, pages. Bookseller Inventory # G0787621471I3N00