This 1905 volume is aimed at novice book collectors, preemptively answering their questions about the practice. The twelve sections include "Hints to Beginners," "Some Practical Details," "Manuscripts," "Papers and Paper Marks," and "On Bookbinding."
About the Author
John Herbert Slater (1854-1921) was an English editor and bibliophile. His works include Book Collecting: a Guide for Amateurs (1892), Engravings and Their Value (1894), and The Romance of Book-Collecting (1898).