- New York: Rinehart & Co., 1946.
- cloth, boxed.
- xxii,251,(5) pages and 91 full-page plates; vi,406 pages.
Price: $75.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 42220
S-K 1838. First edition. (Appleton p.79; Brenni no.19 & 51). One of the most important books done on the history of bookbinding. With chapters on ancient binding, national styles of book decoration, end papers, sewing, forwarding, finishing, lettering, etc. Top hinge of slipcase cracked.