ENGLISH EMBROIDERED BOOKBINDINGS. Cyril Davenport.

ENGLISH EMBROIDERED BOOKBINDINGS.

(Bookbinding).
  • London, England: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co, 1899.
  • tall 8vo..
  • contemporary half leather, marbled paper-covered boards, marbled endpapers
  • xxxii, 113+(1) pages.

Price: $250.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 130540

S-K 3635. First edition. (Mejer no.290; Brenni no.793). Table of contents, general introduction by Alfred W. Pollard, index. With 52 plates of bindings including a colored frontispiece. Part of the English Bookman's Library Series. With four chapters: Introduction, Books Bound in Canvas, Books Bound in Velvet, and Books Bound in Satin. This is the only book on this subject. This particular copy is bound by Zaehnsdorf for the fashion merchant, John Wanamaker. Covers rubbed and scuffed at edges and along spine. Minor wear and slight loss of leather to the hinges.