Antiquarian books : a companion for booksellers, librarians and collectors. By Philippa Bernard, Leo Bernard & Angus O'Neill. 4to, xiv,461p. : ill.,facsims. 26cm., Aldershot : Scolar Press, 1994.
Maroon coth, spine gilt, printed dust-jacket. A fine copy.
This companion sets out to provide essential information required by those who sell secondhand books and also by those who buy them. There are 450 entries which include explanations of the technical terms used in the description of books. Printing, illustration and binding are all covered.