By Sidney E. Berger


Finally, this is the definitive thesaurus of the publication, providing readers all of the phrases they're going to desire for thorough knowing of the way books are made, the fabrics they're made from, and the way they're defined within the bookselling, e-book amassing, and library worlds. each key time period --- over 1,300 assorted phrases --- which may be utilized in booksellers’ catalogs, library files, and creditors’ descriptions in their holdings is represented during this dictionary.

This authoritative resource covers all components of ebook wisdom:

  • the e-book as actual item,
  • typeface terminology,
  • paper,
  • printing,
  • book amassing,
  • book layout,
  • bibliography,
  • calligraphy, t
  • he language of manuscripts,
  • writing implements,
  • librarianship,
  • legal concerns,
  • the components of a e-book, and masses extra.


The definitions are supplemented by way of greater than a hundred illustrations displaying the ebook as a actual item: elements of books, sorts of illustrations, different types of printing innovations, instruments that librarians, booksellers, and creditors discuss with which are utilized in the making of books, different types of binding buildings and ornament, forms of paper ornament, and different issues.

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