FROM GOTHIC WINDOWS TO PEACOCKS: AMERICAN EMBOSSED BINDINGS 1825-1855.
- Philadelphia: The Library Company of Philadelphia, 1990.
- small 4to.
- xiv, 230, (4) pages.
Price: $60.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 31988
First edition. Near fine condition. Provides an historical discussion of American embossed leather bindings, the manufacturing techniques, considerations influencing their design, and the people and firms involved in their production. Contains an illustrated catalogue of every known American embossed binding design identified as being used prior to 1855. From the reference library of Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts with their bookplate included.
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