Collecting Rare Books for Pleasure And Profit. Jack Matthews.

Collecting Rare Books for Pleasure And Profit.

Chicago, Athens (Ohio), London: Ohio University Press, 1981. 8vo, 307pp. plus 16 plates in black and white. Original blue buckram stamped in gilt to backstrip, original printed dust jacket in beige and blue.; illustrated throughout by means of facsimiles within the text, with an additional 16 black-and-white plates. Some chipping and wear to edges of dust jacket, else near fine. Reprint of the 1977 first edition. A practical look at collecting with a view toward the idea of a library estate (chapters on strategies for buying and selling as well as suggestions for collecting in specific genres). Includes a glossary of bibliographical terminology, an index, and a list of British and American booksellers recommended by the author. Item #104350

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