Item Details

Book-Jackets: Their History, Forms, and Use

G. Thomas Tanselle
Format
Book
Published
Charlottesville : Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia ; New Castle, Del. : Distributed by Oak Knoll Books, 2011.
Language
English
Variant Title
Book jackets
ISBN
9781883631130 (alk. paper), 1883631130 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • Book-jackets, blurbs, and bibliographers (1971)
  • The growth of interest in book-jacket history
  • Introductory comments on book-jacket history
  • Book-jackets as historical evidence
  • The bibliographical description of book-jackets
  • Dust-jackets, dealers, and documentation (2006)
  • Writings on book-jackets, 1970-2005
  • The role of dealers in preserving book-jackets
  • Further examples of evidence from book-jackets
  • The history of book-jackets
  • The preservation and cataloguing of book-jackets
  • Coda: News and the Nineties (2010)
  • Recent book-jacket news
  • The characteristics of 1890s book-jackets
  • A list of pre-1901 examples of British and American publishers' printed book-jackets, boxes, and other detachable coverings.
Description
xii, 288 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: NC973 .T36 2011: Original gray cloth; dust jacket.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Z1008 .V54 2011: Original gray cloth; dust jacket. In a collection of Publications of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia. Gift of the University of Virginia Bibliographical Society, February 2016.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Z1008 .V54 2012: Second printing. Original gray cloth; dust jacket. In a collection of Publications of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia. Gift of the University of Virginia Bibliographical Society, February 2016.
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