THE HENRY DAVIS GIFT, A COLLECTION OF BOOKBINDINGS. Mirjam M. Foot.
THE HENRY DAVIS GIFT, A COLLECTION OF BOOKBINDINGS.
THE HENRY DAVIS GIFT, A COLLECTION OF BOOKBINDINGS.
THE HENRY DAVIS GIFT, A COLLECTION OF BOOKBINDINGS.
THE HENRY DAVIS GIFT, A COLLECTION OF BOOKBINDINGS.
THE HENRY DAVIS GIFT, A COLLECTION OF BOOKBINDINGS.

THE HENRY DAVIS GIFT, A COLLECTION OF BOOKBINDINGS.

(Bookbinding).

Volume I

  • London: The British Library, (1978).
  • 4to.
  • quarter red leather over cloth
  • 352 pages.

Price: $200.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 36910

First edition. Covers bindings made in Great Britain, France, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Spain, Germany and Italy. Highlights of the Gift collection are described in much bibliographical detail followed by long notes on both the binding and the binder. Contains thirty-six full page illustrations. A tantalizing introduction to this fabulous collection. Fine condition. From the private reference library of Dorothy Sloan with a commemorative bookplate loosely inserted.