TRAITÉ DE LA RELIEURE DES LIVRES. Jean-Vincent Capronnier De Gauffecourt.
TRAITÉ DE LA RELIEURE DES LIVRES.
TRAITÉ DE LA RELIEURE DES LIVRES.
TRAITÉ DE LA RELIEURE DES LIVRES.
TRAITÉ DE LA RELIEURE DES LIVRES.
TRAITÉ DE LA RELIEURE DES LIVRES.

TRAITÉ DE LA RELIEURE DES LIVRES.

(Bookbinding).

A Bilingual Treatise on Bookbinding Translated from the French by Claude Benaiteau. With an Introduction by John P. Chalmers. Edited by Elaine B. Smyth.

  • Austin: W. Thomas Taylor, 1987.
  • tall 8vo.
  • quarter cloth over boards, paper spine label.
  • 130, (4) pages.

Price: $150.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 20856

Limited to 300 copies printed letterpress on Frankfurt White mouldmade paper. A reprint of the very scarce first edition of this French bookbinding manual, printed by its author in 1763. Translated into English and with a long introduction giving background information on the author and the manual. Well-printed by W. Thomas Taylor. Small dark smudges on both front and rear boards, else a fine copy. From the private reference library of Dorothy Sloan with a commemorative bookplate loosely inserted.