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Black on White: The Story of Books

Ilin, M.

Published by J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1932
Condition: Very Good + Hardcover
From Warwick Books, member IOBA (South Pasadena, CA, U.S.A.)

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Hardcover in dust jacket. 5 1/2" x 7 3/4". Ninth printing. Book has light wear to edges of read boards. Binding is tight and pages are clean. Former owner's name on front free end page. Unclipped dust jacket has several sizable pieces missing, but the majority of the illustration os present, and all of the type. Illustrated by n. Lapshin. The final chapter is entitled, "The Fate of Books." The last line reads, "I close the last chapter with a regret that I have said so very little about so wonderful a thing as a book." 135 pp. In protective Mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 73186

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Title: Black on White: The Story of Books

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1932

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good +

Dust Jacket Condition: Good +

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Warwick Books, is an Internet-only bookseller that specializes in hard-to-find books for avid readers and collectors. Many of our books are out of print. Specialties include literature, signed firsts, art and photography, design, illustrated books, cookbooks, field guides, children's books, needlecraft books, and Americana. We recently acquired a large private collection of books on military history. The focus is on World War II as well as aviation history. Warwick Books is a member of IOBA, the Independent Online Booksellers Association.

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We accept personal checks, money orders, Paypal, and credit card payments through ABE's secure ABE Commerce arrangement. California residents add 9.5 percent sales tax. Please e-mail or phone to confirm availability of books before sending payment. We can be reached at Warwick Books, 101 Warwick Place, South Pasadena, CA, att: Suzanne Mantell. Phone 323-683-3294; e-mail All items are guaranteed as described. We ship all books well protected in bubble wrap and boxes. Bo...

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