New York & Toronto: Rinehart, 1946. First Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good. Two volumes, octavo. pp: xxi, 251 with index, (1) errata; frontispiece and 91 plates from photographs + pp: vi, 406 with index; frontispiece, 189 figures. Bound in black cloth, gilt spine rules and lettering. Clean and tight in a sound slipcase with minimal rubbing of the fore-edge. 9.25" x 5.75"
Covers ancient book forms, bookbinding in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, national styles of book decoration, binding operations, mending, folding and gathering, forwarding, finishing, &c. (Inventory #: 038708)
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