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2 edition of Uncommon books for the rare book division & the special collection found in the catalog.

Uncommon books for the rare book division & the special collection

Battery Park Book Company.

Uncommon books for the rare book division & the special collection

first editions, famous & fine presses, scholarly books, illustrated books & and important Guthrie manuscript

by Battery Park Book Company.

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Published by B.P.B.C. in Forest Hills, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rare books -- Catalogs.,
  • Catalogs, Booksellers".

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Irving Lew.
    Series[Reichner catalogs]
    ContributionsLew, Irving, 1912-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 p. ;
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22302182M

      A minimum of three years experience working in special collections is required. Experience in cataloging rare books is required. Experience in public service is required. Working knowledge of bibliography, book history and the book arts is required. Experience with OCLC and an online cataloging system is required. Cary Graphic Arts Collection Project Rare Book Cataloger POSITION DESCRIPTION The Cary Graphic Arts Collection at Rochester Institute of Technology seeks a Project Rare Book Cataloger to catalog pre type specimens (printed catalogs of printing type, ornaments, borders, etc.) that are in the form of books, pamphlets, and broadsides.


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