Burton (John Hill) - The Book-Hunter, etc.

Burton (John Hill) - The Book-Hunter, etc.

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The Book-Hunter, etc., by John Hill Burton. First edition, 12mo, 18cm, pp.vi,384, William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London, 1862.

Title-page within decorative border, decorative initials and head- and tail-pieces throughout, printed on antque laid paper. Quarter brown buckram with mauve cloth sides (a bit worn at the front), dark brown endpapers with Wiston Old Rectory book label. A very good copy.

Numbered "No.141" and inscribed by the author. One of the earliest and greatest of book collecting texts.

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