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8th version, thoroughly revised and re-set, with additional info and an advent by way of Nicolas Barker. Shaken, Unsophisticated, Harleian type, Fingerprint, book, Dentelle. are you able to outline those phrases? If no longer, this is often the booklet for you! John Carter's ABC For e-book creditors has lengthy been proven because the most delightful in addition to the main informative reference publication at the topic. the following, in over 490 alphabetical entries, ranging in size from a unmarried line to a number of pages, could be came across definition and research of the technical phrases utilized in e-book gathering and bibliography, interspersed with salutary reviews on such matters as auctions, , facsimiles and fakes, 'points', rarity, and so on. This 8th version has been revised by means of Nicolas Barker, editor of The booklet Collector and contains extra phrases created via the creation of web-based amassing. The ABC For ebook creditors keeps its funny personality because the one fundamental advisor to booklet gathering whereas additionally preserving us up to date with smooth terminology.

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The upper case contained the majuscules, the lower case minuscules. (2) The separate construction of boards, hollow and cover material used for cased binding. CASED, CASING (as opposed to bound) In a cased book the boards, hollow and their covering material are made up separately, in quantity. The quires, usually sewn to bands or cords and covered by a strip of canvas (called mull) glued on to their 58 (A) ABC text 10-73 16/5/06 10:21 Page 59 backs, are inserted mechanically into the case, itself machine-made.

And bibliography, in this same sense, is the systematic description of books according to subject, class, period, author, country or district; or of the products of a particular press or publishing house. Bibliography may be enumerative, analytical or descriptive: ranging in scope and method (see degressive) from a hand-list to a heavily annotated catalogue. The kind which accounts for many of the references in booksellers’ catalogues is the author-bibliography: an account, whether in outline or elaborate, of the printed works of a single author.

In England and America, collectors and the trade have usually regarded a first unauthorised edition of domestic production as something to be taken seriously and priced much higher than the subsequent first authorised edition. The products of foreign enterprise, whether translated or (more rarely) in the original, have a special fascination for the keen author-collector. See also ‘follow the flag’, piracy. AU TO G R A P H In our world it is an adjective (and is better not used as a noun). It is properly applied to a manuscript, a letter or a document, either in the hand of, and preferably signed by, the author of one ’s choice, or on the subject of one’s choice; or annotations in books, whether signed or not.

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