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The Distribution of Books by Catalogue from the Invention of Printing to A.D. 1800, Based on Material in the Broxbourne Library
Printed for presentation to members of the Roxburghe Club, Cambridge 1965 - xxiv, 426, [1] pp., illustrated, folio, quarter red morocco, black cloth sides over boards, leather title label, gilt title, t.e.g. An indispensable work, and the "bible" on the history of book catalogues that has not been equalled since its publication. With chapters on: fifteenth-century catalogues; catalogues of sixteenth-century printers; German book fair catalogues; English retailer's reference books; catalogues in books; auction sales; institutional library catalogue; private libraries opened to scholars; personal libraries; and more. Corrigenda et Addenda leaf laid in. One of only 150 copies. With the H. P. Kraus Reference Library booklabel. Hinges cracked but professionally strengthened, a few minor stray marks on the covers, interior fine. Barker 231. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: George Ong Books]
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