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AMERICAN SIGNED BINDINGS THROUGH 1876. Willman Spawn, Thomas E. Kinsella
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AMERICAN SIGNED BINDINGS THROUGH 1876.

New Castle and Bryn Mawr: Oak Knoll Press & Bryn Mawr College Library, 2007. 4to. unbound. 300 pages. First edition. Smyth-sewn book block complete with end sheets but without a case. In this the first major study of American signed book bindings, Willman Spawn and Thomas E. Kinsella describe and illustrate 315 bookbinder's tickets, stamps, and engraved designations dating from the 1750s through 1876. The details of the study reveal a vibrant segment of the..... READ MORE

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Dedication.....................................5
Preface........................................7
Identifying Bookbinders........................9
Signed Bindings...............................23
American Signed Bindings through 1876.........33
Bibliography.................................270
Indexes......................................276
  Authors, Editors, and Titles...............276
  Provenance.................................283
  Printers, Publishers, and Booksellers......287
  Ticket and Tool Engravers..................292
  Bookbinders................................293