THOMAS BERTHELET, ROYAL PRINTER AND BOOKBINDER TO HENRY VIII, KING OF ENGLAND, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO HIS BOOKBINDINGS. Cyril Davenport.

THOMAS BERTHELET, ROYAL PRINTER AND BOOKBINDER TO HENRY VIII, KING OF ENGLAND, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO HIS BOOKBINDINGS.

(Bookbinding).
  • Chicago: Caxton Club, 1901.
  • 4to.
  • original cloth-backed boards, paper spine label.
  • 102 pages.

Price: $350.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 5743

S-K 4201. First edition, limited to only 252 copies. (Mejer no.288; Brenni no.803). Contains eighteen full color plates of bookbindings executed by Berthelet. Three chapters including English Bookbinding Up to the Time of Henry VIII, Documentary Evidence Concerning Berthelet and His Work, and The Bookbindings of Thomas Berthelet with Detailed Descriptions. Ex-library copy with mark on spine, spine label has pieces missing, bookplate stamped "withdrawn" and another bookplate from private collectors.