Bookbinders and Their Craft
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1903. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very good.First edition, first printing. 8vo.xii, 298, (2) pages. S-K 119. (Mejer no.147; Brenni no.342) Publisher's half vellum binding, gilt spine titles, pale blue-grey paper over boards. New period slipcase to match original. Top edge gilt. One of 500 numbered copies.
Devided into Eight Chapters, 18th Century English and Scothish Bookbindings, Roger Payne, Les Relieures Francais, Design in Bookbinding, Some French Bookbinders of today, Early Stamped Bindings, Early Italian Bindings and some notes on Pattern Making.
Many illustrations Book is in fine condition, with new period slip case to match original and toned to suit.