CATALOGUE OF AN EXHIBITION OF NINETEENTH CENTURY BOOKBINDINGS.

CATALOGUE OF AN EXHIBITION OF NINETEENTH CENTURY BOOKBINDINGS.

(Bookbinding).
  • Chicago: The Caxton Club, 1897.
  • tall 12mo.
  • later half calf over marbled paper covered boards, gilt ornamentation on spine, leather spine label, marbled pastedowns and endpapers
  • 88 pages.
  • ISBN: none

Price: $100.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 64308

Not in the standard bibliographies of bookbinding. Contains a seven page extract of an article by Cobden-Sanderson from the Fortnightly Reviewentitled "Bookbinding, Its Process and Ideal," a discussion of the different styles of binding, a glossary of terms and descriptions of the 206 books in the exhibition. No illustrations. Shelfwear, with the front hinge rubbed. Worn at spine ends. Rear hinge broken with rear board detached, yet present. From the private reference library of Dorothy Sloan with a commemorative bookplate loosely inserted.