An Historical Sketch of Bookbinding; With a Chapter on Early Stamped Bindings. S. T. Prideaux, E. Gordon Duff.
An Historical Sketch of Bookbinding; With a Chapter on Early Stamped Bindings

An Historical Sketch of Bookbinding; With a Chapter on Early Stamped Bindings

London: Lawrence & Buillen, 1893. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. vi,(2),303pp. Grey cloth, gilt spine title. Frontispiece of the binding of S Cuthbert's Bible. The chapter on stamped binding is by Duff. The lovely deep gray-green endpapers appear to have been printed letterpress in light gray. Cloth faded and soiled, spine gilt dull. Wear to edges and corners. Tissue guard protecting the frontispiece has offset onto the title page. The binding is only in good condition, but the text block is very good.

. Good. Item #20717

Price: $125.00

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