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Collecting American First Editions: Its Pitfalls and Its Pleasures. With Fifty-one Illustrations [Signed By The Author]

Curle, Richard

Published by The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, IN, 1930
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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xviii, 221 pp, preface, list of b&w illustrations, 6 chapters, index. First Edition limited to 1250 signed and numbered copies. This is No. 1012: 1930. Signed by the Author beneath edition info. "This book is concerned primarily with first principles. Its aim is not to deal with every book of the authors mentioned, but t clear up moot points, to demolish false theories, to present new discoveries, and in general to suggest sound rules for the collecting of American first editions of the classic period." from the Preface. In Mylar jacket. Lighlty age-toned bottom and fore- text block edge, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth eith paper title plates and black lettering to front board and spine, and gilt top text block edge. Size: Large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 000695

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Title: Collecting American First Editions: Its ...

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, IN

Publication Date: 1930

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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