TICKETED BOOKBINDINGS FROM NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN WITH AN ESSAY BY BERNARD MIDDLETON. Willman Spawn, Thomas E. Kinsella.

TICKETED BOOKBINDINGS FROM NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN WITH AN ESSAY BY BERNARD MIDDLETON.

(Bookbinding).
  • Bryn Mawr: Bryn Mawr College Library & Oak Knoll Press, 1999.
  • small 4to.
  • stiff paper wrappers.
  • 206 pages.
  • ISBN: 1884718957
  • ISBN: 9781884718953

Price: $45.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 54991

First edition. The paper wrappers depict various binder's tickets in color. Well-illustrated exhibition catalogue including plates in color. Foreword by Elliot Shore, Director of Libraries, followed by historical information on binding. The first 219 bindings are described in great detail, including information on the binder. This is followed by shorter descriptions of 485 ticketed bindings also in the collection but not pictured. An important new reference book in the study of English binding.