Rare Books: Summer 2012


Philip B. Eppard


University at Albany


Summer 2012


Introduction to the handling and development of rare book collecting; conservation and preservation; terminology and principles of bibliographic description; the antiquarian book trade; the history of rare book collection; important collections.

Required Textbook:

Carter, J., Barker, N. 2004. ABC for Book Collectors.

Link to Syllabus:


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