Principles of Bibliographical Description.

BOWERS, Fredson.

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octavo, (xxvi), 505pp. With an Introduction by G. Thomas Tanselle. From Bowers' Foreword: ".I have attempted an analysis of the purposes of descriptive bibliography and, following that, the means by which theory may be put into practice." A necessary text for the study of bibliography. Bookseller Inventory # 6034

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Title: Principles of Bibliographical Description.
Publisher: (2005) St. Paul's Bibliographies,
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Book Description St. Paul's Bibliographies; Oak Knoll Press, New Castle, Del., Winchester, 1994. Reprint of of the 1949 classic on bibliographical theory and application, here with an introduction by Thomas Tanselle. 8vo (22.8 cm; 9"). xxv, [1], 505 pp. Blue paperback; top edge soot-darkened with some top margins slightly affected, front bottom corner of cover creased across with some soiling there also. A good working copy at a much reduced price. Seller Inventory # 36756

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Book Description Oak Knoll Books, New Castle, DE, 1994. Softcover. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition Thus. Appendices, index. Originally published in 1949, it became the standard guide to its subject, providing for the first time a comprehensive manual for the description of printed books as physical objects. This edition is the first one with an introduction by G. Thomas Tanselle. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 505 pages; 18338. Seller Inventory # 18338

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Book Description St. Paul's Bibliographies, 1987. Soft cover. Condition: Good. 505 pp. with index. St. Paul's Bibliographies 15. Hailed as an "instant reference on every facet" of scholarly descriptive bibliography, this re-issued work is comprehensive and could be used for self-instruction or as a classroom text. Chapters are precise in their detail on 16th through 20th-century titles; hand-printed books; transcription; reference notation and incunabula, to name but a few areas covered. Descriptive cataloging appendices are also included. Text block, corners slightly soiled, with back cover showing usual wear. Seller Inventory # 000761

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Book Description Oak Knoll Press, New Castle, DE, 2005. Softcover. Condition: Fine. Revised Edition; Fifth Printing. Reprinting of the first edition with a new introduction by G. Thomas Tanselle in Fine condition; "Fredson Bowers's Principles is one of the indisputable classics of twentieth-century scholarship. When it was first published in 1949, it immediately became the standard guide.providing for the first time a comprehensive manual for the description of printed books as physical objects. " (from the Introduction by G. Thomas Tanselle). Seller Inventory # 12940

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Book Description Oak Knoll Press, New Castle, 1994. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. xxv, 505p. Publishers stiff wrappers. A reprint of an academic standard. Introduction by G. Thomas Tanselle. A fresh clean copy. Seller Inventory # 003504

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Book Description Oak Knoll Press, New Castle and St Paul's Bibliographies, Winchester, 2005. Softcover. Condition: New. Reprint of the First Edition.. 522 pages. Softcover. New book. BIBLIOGRAPHY. One of the indisputable classics of 20th-century scholarship, Bowers's work is one of the standard guides on the subject, providing a comprehensive manual for the description of printed books as physical objects. Although there has been much activity in descriptive bibliography since then, Principles still holds its place as the central book to which those engaged in bibliographical work continually return. (Key Words: Fredson Bowers, Books on Books, Bibliography). book. Seller Inventory # 42644X27

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