An Introduction To Bibliography For Literary Students.

MCKERROW, RONALD B.

£12.00

Publisher

At The Clarendon Press.

Place

Oxford

Date

1948

Synopsis

Third impression reprinted photographically of the second impression with corrections of 1928.

Item Description

8vo. 6 x 9 inches. xv + [i] + 359 pp. Bound in original black cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper, which has slightly sunned spine and a minor edge wear and chips. Deckled edges. Some pages uncut. A little browning of fly leaves, but otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by 22 text figures. Reprint of the standard work on bibliography and early printing first published 1927. Ronald McKerrow (1872-1940), educated at Harrow and Cambridge was a leading Shakespeare scholar, bibliographer and historian of the book and the book trade of the first half of the twentieth century. In 1912 he became joint honorary secretary of the Bibliographical Society and later edited its journal, The Library.

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