3 edition of Better bookselling: the collected edition found in the catalog.
Better bookselling: the collected edition
|Statement||edited by Gerald Bartlett.|
|Contributions||Booksellers Association of Great Britain and Ireland.|
|LC Classifications||Z278 .B35|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 v. (various pagings) :|
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