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What's a signed book?What's a signed book?
What is a signed book?
29 Janvier 2015

An autograph is a handwritten message affixed by an author on a copy of one of his works. It can be specifically addressed to the near of the author, a colleague, and signed or not. Sometimes it is decorated with a drawing (Cocteau), a collage (Prévert) ...

What is a first edition?What is a first edition?
What is a first edition?
29 Janvier 2015

A first edition is the first text print in a given state. Is the first impression of a work. It is sought after by collectors, bibliophiles, for its rarity, specific characteristics and quality of his condition.

The different kinds of book's bindingThe different kinds of book's binding
The different types of binding
29 Janvier 2015

Vellum, calf, morocco, grief, sheepskin .... Jansenist to the band, the grotesque ... Full, half, with corners ... percaline ... signed or not, much of expression that may qualify a binder.

What's the bibliophily?What's the bibliophily?
What book collecting?
29 Janvier 2015

Le Littre laconically defines bibliophile like "love of books."

What is an antique book?What is an antique book?
What is an old book?
29 Janvier 2015

The classic definition is that a former book is simply a book that was printed before 1851. But today the term refers to a larger reality: it denotes any rare book, more or less valuable, which not in a traditional library but in "antiquarian booksellers."

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