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A Rare Book: Its Essential Qualifications

@inproceedings{Howes1957ARB,
  title={A Rare Book: Its Essential Qualifications},
  author={Wright Howes},
  year={1957}
}
  • Wright Howes
  • Published 1957
  • Computer Science
  • INA S MUCH as none of the manifold attempts to define “a rare book” has yet obtained such unanimity of approval as to be reckoned entirely satisfactory or final, investigation into this question still remains fair game, is still in the public domain. The phrase-“a rare book”-can mean any one of three different things depending on the sense in which it is used. Two of these meaningsthose used in a narrow, conditional sense to indicate merely that a particular volume is either not plentiful, or… CONTINUE READING
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