EARLY OXFORD BINDINGS. Strickland Gibson.
EARLY OXFORD BINDINGS.

EARLY OXFORD BINDINGS.

(Bookbinding).
  • (Oxford): Oxford University Press, 1903.
  • 4to.
  • original cloth-backed boards.
  • (viii), 69 pages followed by 40 plates.

Price: $175.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 71475

First edition. (S-K 1960) A "contribution to the history of bookbinding at Oxford down to the period of the Civil War." This book is devoted to stamped and rolled bindings (to the exclusion of tooling). A chronological list of Oxford binders, ca 1180-1640, follows lists of rolled and stamped bindings. Also included is an extract from the Bodleian Day Books (1613-24) and Account Book (1613-76). Number Ten in the Illustrated Monographs Series issued by the Society. Illustrated. This copy from the reference library of H. P. Kraus.