ROGER PAYNE. ENGLISH BOOKBINDER OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.
by Davenport, Cyril; Roger Payne
Chicago: Caxton Club, 1929. xx, 81 pages of text including an index, followed by 32 plates including 6 in color. Additionally illustrated by a frontispiece of Payne in his workshop. Top edge gilt; other edges untrimmed. Original hardcover binding with moderate sunning and browning to spine and the extremities, and minor rubbing and a few scuffs. Endpapers and the top margin of several pages of text affected by light foxing. Limited edition: 250 copies published with the text on English Handmade Paper by Walter Lewis. Lacks the slipcase. The text is clean and unmarked. First edition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good- condition. Folio.
(Inventory #: 017070)
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