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    Geoffrey Ashall Glaister. An Encyclopedia of the Book. Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, [1960]. First edition. Moderate wear to both book and dust jacket. Very good.

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    Terms Used in Paper-making, Printing, Bookbinding and Publishing with Notes on Illuminated Manuscripts, Bibliophiles, Private Presses and Printing Societies. Including Illustrations and Translated Extracts from Grafisk Uppslagsbok. Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, [1960].

     

    First edition. Quarto. 484 pages. With over 500 illustrations including color and gravure plates.

     

    Publisher's red cloth with titles and decorations stamped in gilt. Original dust jacket printed in black and red. Moderate edge wear to the book. Dust jacket has minor shelf wear, including a small chip at the head of the spine. A very good copy of Glaister's indispensable reference tool, an absolute essential for book



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