ENGLISH BOOKBINDINGS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM and FOREIGN BOOKBINDINGS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM.

(Bookbinding).

2 Volumes.

  • London, England: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co. 1895-1896.
  • folio.
  • original cloth, top edge gilt, others uncut, decorated endpapers
  • xviii pages of introductory material, unpaginated thereafter; xxiv pages of introductory material, unpaginated thereafter

Price: $1,250.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 130532

First edition, limited to 500 numbered copies. (Mejer no.1345). Preface and introduction by the author in both volumes. First volume with 63 plates of works bound in Britain. Second volume with 65 plates of works bound elsewhere. Magnificent examples of chromolithography. Plates printed by W. Griggs. Covers faded at edges, rubbed and scuffed, and bumped at fore-edge corners, but in much better condition than usual. Two bookplates of previous owners on front pastedown of both volumes.

ENGLISH BOOKBINDINGS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM and FOREIGN BOOKBINDINGS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM. William Younger Fletcher.
ENGLISH BOOKBINDINGS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM and FOREIGN BOOKBINDINGS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM.