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Among the gently mad : perspectives and strategies for the book hunter in the twenty-first century

Author: Nicholas A Basbanes
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Offers a field guide to book collectors that covers both traditional and electronic methods of acquisition, discussing topics such as how to spot first of book club editions, working a book fair, dust jackets, and book handling.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas A Basbanes
ISBN: 0805051597 9780805051599
OCLC Number: 49901920
Notes: "A John Macrae book."
Description: xi, 250 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. First principles --2. A little help from your friends --3. Going with the flow --4. Three little words --5. Spinning a yarn --6. The beat goes on --7. Earning your mettle --8. Booking the world --9. Strutting your stuff --10. 02-02-02: A day at the fair --Appendix.
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Offers a field guide to book collectors that covers both traditional and electronic methods of acquisition, discussing topics such as how to spot first of book club editions, working a book fair, dust jackets, and book handling.

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