ENGLISH BINDING BEFORE 1500. G. D. Hobson.
ENGLISH BINDING BEFORE 1500.

ENGLISH BINDING BEFORE 1500.

(Bookbinding).
  • Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1929.
  • folio
  • cloth, top edge gilt.
  • (xii), 60 pages followed by 55 full page plates of bindings

Price: $175.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 130533

Printed in an edition limited to 500 copies for sale by Walter Lewis at the Cambridge University Press (Appleton p.81, S-K 2194). Ex-library. Table of contents, list of plates, acknowledgments, list of plates, eleven appendices. This book is divided into two sections, the Early Bindings, before 1300 and the Gothic Bindings, c.1450-1500. Given as the Sandars Lecture for 1927. 55 black and white plates follow text. Ex-library. Rubbing, cover and spine tanned. A scarce book.