- (London, UK): Studio Ltd., 1900.
- embossed cloth, gilt lettering on spine, marbled endpapers
- 284 pages
Price: $125.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 134263
Generously illustrated with numerous plates, most in color. This particular issue has two sections devoted to bookbindings: English & American, by Esther Wood. The English section has insight into famous authors of literature, explaning collaboration with other well-known book illustrators (Blake, Beardsley, Fell - to name a few) and bookbinders that work with them. Well-known binders include Mrs. Annie MacDonald, Constance Karslake, Miss Mary Houston, Sara Prideaux, Douglas Cockerell, T. J. Cobden-Sanderson, and Miss Mary Houston, among others.
Also bound with Leaves from the Sketch-Book of Mortimer Menpes, Home Atts & Industry, among others.
Later embossed cloth binding. Covers lightly soiled, some aging to the spine, else a beautiful, near-fine copy.