London: Constable & Co, 1931. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. Limited to 500 copies. Published as part of the Bibliographia Series on book history and book structure edited by Michael Sadleir. Percy Muir (1892-1981) was a distinguished English antiquarian bookseller who wrote extensively about rare books and collecting. In this work Muir draws upon the notebooks that he kept to record items he wanted to research and issues he wanted to resolve. In addition to the issue points that he found and which are provided here by author and title, he offers his thoughts on researching and collecting books. Bound in patterned blue paper boards with cream paper spine. Chipped, bumped, and rubbed. End papers and last page of index are browned and there is aging to margins of pages but still very good. With four collotype illustrations and six facsimiles. 168 pages including index. BOB/051116. (Inventory #: 29340)
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