Book Condition: Fine
Edition: Revised Edition; Fifth Printing
Publisher: New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2005.
Reprinting of the first edition with a new introduction by G. Thomas Tanselle in Fine condition.
"Fredson Bowers's Principles is one of the indisputable classics of twentieth-century scholarship. When it was first published in 1949, it immediately became the standard guide...providing for the first time a comprehensive manual for the description of printed books as physical objects. " (from the Introduction by G. Thomas Tanselle).