The Women of the Court of Louis the XV (Stikeman & Co. Binding)
BINDING “Stikeman & Co. N.Y.”
THE WOMEN OF THE COURT OF LOUIS XV. SAINT-AMAND, Imbert de.
Published by The Club of Odd Volumes, Boston (1892)
The Club of Odd Volumes, Boston, 1892. Limited to 150 copies. Illustrated with a color frontispiece of Madame de Pompadur in Goupilgravure reproduced from a pastel by Maurice-Quintin del La Tour and three Goupil Photogravures.
Binding: Stikeman & Co. N.Y.
Henry Stikeman’s career virtually paralleled the heyday of art bookbinding in America: beginning toward the end of the 19th century, into the beginning of the 20th. A Stikeman binding from the 1880s through, say, 1910-15, represents the best work of the firm.