Bracknell: Book Handbook, 1947. First Edition. Printed wrappers. Item #22494
Quarterly magazine with information on interesting points about books, their authors, printers and publishers. A run of the first nine issues of the magazine published between 1947 and 1950. The set includes also the 1947 Supplement, the Index, the Publisher's prospectus and subscription leaflet. Original wrappers. With many illustrations and facsimiles. Among the articles are The Life of Robert Bage, The Ghost Stories of Montague Rhodes James, The Progress of Wood Engraving in Current Book Illustration, "Das Kapital" and Marxism, Tables for the Identification and Collation of the Shakespeare Folios, Books On Cockfighting. Some of the staples are rusty, minor wear. Average condition for the set is about fine. ; Octavo.