Dexter, George Blake
Title THE LURE OF AMATEUR COLLECTING
Binding Hardcover and Dustjacket
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition Good +
Edition First U.K.
Size 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Publisher London Hutchinson & Co. 1924
Seller ID 008786
xi, + 189pp., b/white halftone plate frontispiece, plus like, unpaginated plates throughout (all called-for plates extant and attached). Book clean and square. Printed title label (undamaged) affixed to mildly bumped quarter-cloth spine. Plain grey boards trivially bumped. Text-block randomly splotched and foxed, mainly on margins and edges. Printed, illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nipped and edgeworn. The author, an American, spent many years travelling through numerous countries viewing, purchasing and collecting some most fascinating items, some of which would make interested collectors green with envy . . . Contents of this narration include: Prelims., Preface, 22 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 480g.
Antiques and Collectibles, Anecdotes, Narratives, Collectors, Dexter, George Blake