John Wilson: London, 1870. Hardcover. Good. Item #21-6562
9 x 5.5", pict brown boards, gilt spine lettering, 217pp + ads. Covers extremely well worn, stained, soiled, rubbed, inner hinges and textblock cracked, endpapers stained, contents have soiling and smudging. Some of the handy chapters: "Useful Receipts" (cleaning and repairing books); "Dictionary Of Terms"; "Miscellaneous" (books and bookbinding, characteristics of a well-bound book, cryptography). Useful information. FIRST EDITION. SWAF.