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Taste & Technique In Book Collecting : a study of recent developments in Great Britain and the United States [c.1840-1940]. Now reprinted with an Epilogue.

By: CARTER, John.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Private Libraries Assoc 1972.:

Seller ID: 8933

Condition: Gilt cloth & striking green dws. Tall 8vo, c.pp256, a fine bright copy.


This Private Libraries edition with an extensive 33pp Epilogue : originally published 1948. Still one of the outstanding books on the subject. View more info

Menu for Double Crown Club Dinner 38 on 4 May 1933.

By: DOUBLE CROWN CLUB : Stephen Gaselee : John Carter.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Double Crown Club 1933.:

Seller ID: 8751

Condition: Card folded once to form 4pp c. 18.5 x 11 cms, with decorative front cover. And with loosely inserted grey card c. 15.5 x 10 cms printed with John Carter's address and with Double Crown Club initials DCC all in blue. Both items in fine condition.


About 60 copies only designed by John Carter and printed by the Shenval Press. Stephen Gaselee gave a talk on The Printing Of Menus. View more info

An Erratum Slip printed for John Carter's 1950 Handlist Of Morison's Writings.

By: MORISON, Stanley : John Carter.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: 1950.:

Seller ID: 7032

Condition: Erratum Slip 9 x 3.75 cms printed on card.


25 copies only of this Erratum Slip were printed. With pencil note on accompanying card by Brooke Crutchley explaining 'Erratum slip inserted in copies of book or pamphlet (JWC's Handlist?) placed before each person at luncheon in Trinity Hall after ceremony at which SM received his honorary D.Litt'. The Erratum was something of an in-joke and reads in part 'For Mr Morison, read Dr Morison, passim. In a letter of acknowledgement to Crutchley, Morison wrote 'Don't, howeve... View more info