Book Collecting: A Guide for Amateurs
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Book Collecting: A Guide for Amateurs

By J. Herbert (John Herbert) Slater
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  • BOOK COLLECTING
    • J. H. SLATER
      • CONTENTS.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • AN ANCIENT MANUSCRIPT—THE LIBRARY OF THE MEMNONIUM—THE ALEXANDRIAN LIBRARY—GREECE AND ROME—MONASTIC MANUSCRIPTS—THE DISCOVERY OF PRINTING—THE BOOK HUNTERS OF THE PAST—THE BOOK HUNTERS OF TO-DAY—BIBLIOGRAPHICAL AIDS.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • THE FIRST ENGLISH AUCTION SALE—FASHION IN BOOK COLLECTING—SPECIAL BOOKS OF REFERENCE RELATING TO PARTICULAR BRANCHES OF BIBLIOGRAPHY.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER III.
      • PAPER-MAKING—DIFFERENT SIZES OF PAPER—DIFFERENT SIZES OF BOOKS—MEASUREMENTS WATER-MARKS—BOOKS TO CONSULT.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • THE COLOPHON—TITLE-PAGE—THE FIRST BOOK WITH A DATE—COLLATING—ROMAN NOTATION—LATINISED NAMES OF PLACES, WITH THEIR MODERN EQUIVALENTS.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER V.
      • THE REASONS WHICH MAKE A BOOK VALUABLE—SCARCITY— SUPPRESSED WORKS—SOME BOOKS WHICH HAVE BEEN BURNED BY THE HANGMAN—WORKS PRIVATELY SUPPRESSED—WORKS OF LIMITED ISSUE—TRANSACTIONS OF LEARNED SOCIETIES—DEFECTS—"UNCUT" WORKS—IMPERFECT COPIES—"MADE-UP" COPIES—FAC-SIMILE LEAVES—LAYING DOWN—BOOKS PUBLISHED IN PARTS—LARGE-PAPER COPIES.
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • THE RENOVATION OF BOOKS—DAMP—GREASE MARKS—SURFACE STAINS—BOOK WORMS AND OTHER PESTS.
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • THE ALDINE PRESS.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • THE ELZEVIR PRESS.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • THE EARLY ENGLISH PRESSES.
    • CHAPTER X.
      • ON BINDINGS OLD AND NEW.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XI.
      • BOOKS TO BUY.
    • PRINCIPAL SECOND-HAND BOOKSELLERS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM WHO PUBLISH CATALOGUES.
    • SPINK & SON,
      • DEALERS IN COINS AND MEDALS,
      • 2, GRACECHURCH STREET, CORNHILL, LONDON, E.C.
  • E. SUMNER'S
    • Naturalists' Stores,
      • 135 OXFORD ST., LONDON, W.
      • E. SUMNER, 135 Oxford Street, London, W.
    • E. SUMNER'S
      • Naturalists' Stores.
    • WATKINS & DONCASTER
      • Naturalists,
      • 36, STRAND, W.C.
      • LONDON.
    • JAMES GARDNER,
      • Manufacturer of all kinds of Entomological Apparatus,
      • 29, OXFORD STREET,
        • Dealer in Insects, Birds' Eggs, Skins. &c.
        • All Articles Guaranteed.
      • EXCHANGED IF NOT APPROVED OF.
        • Price Lists on Application.
      • 29, OXFORD STREET.
      • TRANSCRIBER'S NOTES
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