Book Collecting: The Book of First Books

 

by Allen Ahearn

 

 

 

 

 

Quill & Brush, Rockville, MD. 1986. (Fourth Edition). Trade paperback. 255 pages. (5 X 8). Introduction and other material on book collecting is presented. The author shows how to identify a first edition book. This index covers the first books by a large number of authors, with information on titles, published year, and an estimated value. A number of covers are shown as examples. An appendix lists a large number of pseudonyms. A new edition is needed.

 

 

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