ABC for Book Collectors Hardcover – July 31, 2016 by John Carter (Author), Nicolas Barker (Author, Editor), Simarn Thadani (Author), Simran Thadani (Editor)

This ninth edition has been thoroughly revised and re-edited by Nicolas Barker, former Editor of The Book Collector, and Simran Thadani, Executive Director of Letterform Archive. With a new Introduction, it incorporates new terms, additions and amendments and, for the first time, illustrations in black & white and color. Nicolas Barker worked with his friend John Carter revising the ABC up to the latter’s death in 1975 and has faithfully preserved the spirit of the original. ABC for Book Collectors, while keeping us up-to-date with modern terminology, retains its humorous character and importance as the one indispensable guide to book collecting.

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This ninth edition has been thoroughly revised and re-edited by Nicolas Barker, former Editor of The Book Collector, and Simran Thadani, Executive Director of Letterform Archive. With a new Introduction, it incorporates new terms, additions and amendments and, for the first time, illustrations in black & white and color. Nicolas Barker worked with his friend John Carter revising the ABC up to the latter’s death in 1975 and has faithfully preserved the spirit of the original. ABC for Book Collectors, while keeping us up-to-date with modern terminology, retains its humorous character and importance as the one indispensable guide to book collecting.