J. Sabin & Sons' American Bibliopolist a Literary Register and Monthly Catalogue of Old and New Books, and Repository of Notes and Queries. Vol. 6 Nos. 63 & 64 New York, March & April, 1874
(J. Sabin & Sons)

New York: J. Sabin & Sons, 1874. F (80) pages, mostly unopened; pagination in various sections differs; with interesting notes and correspondence on a variety of literary, American and historical subjects of all kinds: Washington Medals, Tichborne Case, Autograph Collectors, Worcester and Webster, small notes (ie. "Kuklux: this word is probably derived from the Romani word Kukalos, goblins, specters."); and including a very interesting 16-page "Dictionary of Terms" concerning bookbinding, printing, bibliography and literary matters: Bazil (binding) sheep-skin tanned, usued for common binding This kind of leather is often grained, sprinkled or marbled, and has the appearance of morocco or calf, for which it is sometimes sold.; Bead- The little knot of the headband; Enigmatic Pseudonyms, Fac- Wooden or metal square blocks, with emblematical figures; It's Own Paper- When one, two, three, or more copies of a sheet of a work are printed on the paper that the whole is intended to be worked on, it is said to be pulled on its own paperů; and many more definitions in the same vein; advertisements from various other companies, including the hard-rubber cravats and bows of Alpheus G. Shattuck (Goodyear products); Magazines & reviews from J.W. Christopher; reprints from the Chiswick Press, more; book catalogue varied and fairly well-described for this period; original printed paper self-wraps; some edge, tips wear and dustiness to covers; pages a bit darkened; good condition and interesting literary and historical commentary from this venerable bookseller of the nineteenth century. Good S (Item ID: 18058)

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