Book Collecting in South Africa.
Ordinary edition of 800 copies. Laminated wrappers, 8vo, 23 cm, 169 pp. From the blurb: "Few South Africans have discovered the pieasure of book collecting. This little guide is designed to sharpen local interest in book collecting and to provide practical tips on how to begin. South Africa has inspired some of the finest travel books ever penned. We have a rich literature in all fields. Many of our older books are still priced well within the reach of the average collector. Book Collecting in South Africa looks at why we should collect, at books in the home, the care of books, the sourcing of books and much, much more." Contents: Introduction; Why do we collect?; Book collectors & lesser mortals; The property of a gentleman; South African book collectors in profile; Some specialist collections; Finding the books; Very little for sixpence; The passionate book hunter; The dealer dissected; Literature laid low; Collecting Africana; Select & survey your field; Print in Africa: Africa in print; Book anatomy; Caring for your collection; Bibliographic reference: a library within a library; Books in the home; Some useful addresses; Illustrations. Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE-22506
Titel: Book Collecting in South Africa.
Verlag: Oribi Books, Scottville, first edition, 1996
Einband: Soft cover
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