RELIURE FRANÇAISE CONTEMPORAINE. EXPOSITION ORGANISÉE PAR LA SOCIÉTÉ FRANÇAISE "LES AMIS DE LA RELIURE ORIGINALE."

RELIURE FRANÇAISE CONTEMPORAINE. EXPOSITION ORGANISÉE PAR LA SOCIÉTÉ FRANÇAISE "LES AMIS DE LA RELIURE ORIGINALE."

(Bookbinding).
  • New York: Grolier Club, 1988.
  • small, square 8vo.
  • stiff paper wrappers
  • unpaginated

Price: $30.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 62997

First edition. The Grolier Club was the site of this exhbition of contemporary French designer bookbindings. 102 examples are pictured here, many in color. Each artist is given a bio and a description of their work (in French). G. Thomas Tanselle provides an introduction in English and French. Organized by the Société des Amis de la Reliure originale. Loosely inserted is a glossary of French bookbinding terms that had been used in this catalogue. Near fine. From the private reference library of Dorothy Sloan with a commemorative bookplate loosely inserted.