GEHEIMEN DER BOEKBINDERIJ, SECRETS OF BOOKBINDING, AN ANONYMOUS 19TH CENTURY DUTCH BOOKBINDING MANUAL, REPRODUCED IN FACSIMILE WITH TRANSLATION, INTRODUCTION AND NOTES.

(Bookbinding).
  • Boston: Richard J. Wolfe, 1991.
  • 8vo.
  • decorated paper over cloth-backed boards.
  • xix, 15, 23, (7) pages.

Price: $250.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 34250

Limited to 250 signed copies, 200 for sale. Text is a facsimile of original Dutch text with translation on facing page. Gives information on gilding of leather; paper; silk; velvet and fore edge, marbling on edges of calf and sheepskin, and dyeing of calf and sheepskin. Tipped-in are 8 samples of some of the processes explained in the book. Marbled paper samples and cover paper were made by Mr. Wolfe who also executed the binding.

GEHEIMEN DER BOEKBINDERIJ, SECRETS OF BOOKBINDING, AN ANONYMOUS 19TH CENTURY DUTCH BOOKBINDING MANUAL, REPRODUCED IN FACSIMILE WITH TRANSLATION, INTRODUCTION AND NOTES. Richard J. Wolfe.
GEHEIMEN DER BOEKBINDERIJ, SECRETS OF BOOKBINDING, AN ANONYMOUS 19TH CENTURY DUTCH BOOKBINDING MANUAL, REPRODUCED IN FACSIMILE WITH TRANSLATION, INTRODUCTION AND NOTES.