ANCIENT BOOKS AND MODERN DISCOVERIES. Frederic G. Kenyon.
ANCIENT BOOKS AND MODERN DISCOVERIES.

ANCIENT BOOKS AND MODERN DISCOVERIES.

  • Chicago: The Caxton Club, 1927.
  • 4to.
  • vellum-backed marbled boards, top edge gilt, others uncut.
  • (x), 86 pages and 20 plates.
  • ISBN: none

Price: $225.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 41990

First edition, limited to 350 copies printed by Bruce Rogers at the press of William Edwin Rudge. (Haas 141). The collotype plates were made by Emery Walker. Six chapters on early bookmaking including discussions of 12 early types of book material, writing on vellum, paper and libraries. Rubbed along edges and tips. This copy is lacking the dust jacket and slipcase, else a fine copy.