BOOKBINDINGS, OLD AND NEW, NOTES OF A BOOK-LOVER. WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE GROLIER CLUB OF NEW YORK. Brander Matthews.

BOOKBINDINGS, OLD AND NEW, NOTES OF A BOOK-LOVER. WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE GROLIER CLUB OF NEW YORK.

(Bookbinding).
  • New York: Macmillan and Co., 1895.
  • 8vo.
  • original cloth, top edge gilt.
  • xiv, 342 pages.

Price: $85.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 13946

First edition. (Mejer no.127; Hart no.150). With 53 illustrations of bookbindings. Major sections on bookbindings of the past, bookbindings of the present, commercial bookbindings, and books in paper covers. Matthews was a lawyer who became an author. Ownership inscription in pencil. Rebacked with new spine laid on. Original boards preserved. Water staining along the front hinge. Foxing throughout.