- New York: Rinehart & Co., 1946.
- cloth, boxed.
- xxii, 251, (5) pages and 91 full-page plates; vi, 406 pages.
Price: $150.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 5751
S-K 1838. First edition. (Appleton p.79; Brenni no.19 & 51). Bookplate of James Taylor Dunn on front pastedown. Near fine. One of the most important books on the history of bookbinding. With chapters on ancient binding, national styles of book decoration, end papers, sewing, forwarding, finishing, lettering, etc. From the private reference library of Dorothy Sloan with a commemorative bookplate loosely inserted.