ROYAL ENGLISH BOOKBINDINGS. Cyril Davenport.

ROYAL ENGLISH BOOKBINDINGS.

(Bookbinding).
  • London: Seeley and Co., 1896.
  • large 8vo.
  • later half red cloth and imitation snake-skin cloth patterned in silver and black, leather spine label.
  • 95+(1) pages
  • ISBN: none

Price: $45.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 72062

S-K 3501. First edition. (Mejer no.291). Binding examples from the Royal Library in the British Museum, many of which were gathered by George III and his librarian Sir Frederick Barnard. With seven plates of bindings printed in color by Edmund Evans and twenty-six others in monochrome. Ex-library. Tapped repaired along hinges. Minor wear to corners.