- Graz, Austria: Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, 1970.
- large 4to.
- gilt stamped cloth, clear plastic jacket
- 94, (2), 302 pages.
Price: $200.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 71233
First edition. (S-K1164) Mazal provides the reader with a catalog of decorated book bindings from the Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek (Austrian National Library). His introduction gives an useful overview of bookbinding, as seen through the library's collections. Includes manuscripts from late antiquity and the Middle Ages as well as printed works since the 15th century. With 32 color plates and 270 black-and-white plates.