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Pagination40 p. ;
Number of Pages40
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Open LibraryOL22304895M

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Identifying the First Edition of a Book. Identifying a first edition is no simple matter. There are thousands of publishers and they use a large variety of methods, which are often changed, to define first editions. The publisher may actually state the words ‘first edition’ or ‘first .   Biblio offers nearly million used books and rare books for sale from professional antiquarian booksellers around the world. Uncommonly good books found here. Bibliographies The first-edition collector and dealer must know the points connected with the books that they collect. These points are contained in reference books known as bibliographies. General bibliographies cover many authors or a wide field such as Americana or black literature. Filed under: American literature -- First editions -- Bibliography. American First Editions: Bibliographic Check Lists of the Works of American Authors (revised and enlarged edition; New York: R. R. Bowker Co., ), by Merle De Vore Johnson (page images at HathiTrust) Filed under: American wit and humor -- Bibliography.

  When it came to bibliography, Blanck was self-taught but uniquely qualified. His career included stints as Americana bibliographer at the Library of Congress, rare book editor of Publishers' Weekly and Antiquarian Bookman, as well as revising Merle Johnson's American First Editions. The bibliography was compiled from firsthand examinations of the books at major libraries and institutions throughout the country, in private collections, and in the possession of several rare book dealers. The content complements and stylistically conforms to the author's previous two-volume bibliography on Dickens's English editions. "Bibliography of American Literature originally appeared in nine volumes, published for the Bibliographical Society of America by the Yale University Press between and Jacob Blanck, the project's originator and primary architect, compiled the basic data for all volumes and saw Volumes 1 to 6 through to publication. According to the definition of edition above, a book printed today, by the same publisher, and from the same type as when it was first published, is still the first edition of that book to a r, book collectors generally use the term first edition to mean specifically the first print run of the first edition (aka "first edition, first impression").