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A history of the art of Bookbinding, with some account of the books of the ancients. Illustrated with numerous engravings, and photographic reproductions of ancient bindings in colour and monotints.
London, Elliot Stock, 1894,. in-4°, XVI + 278 p., 112 illustrations en noir et monochromes in-texte + 10 planches en couleurs (y compris le frontispice), 1 ex libris 'The Johann Fust Community Library of Boca Grande, Florida, Inc.', reliure en maroquin vert, dos a nerfs richement orne, plats a encadrement d'un triple filet dore, doublures richement decorees d'un motif de chasse (cerf pourchasse par des chiens) sur fond vert, tranche superieure doree.. Ouvrage de base sur la reliure, richement illustre et retracant l'historique de cet art, depuis l'apparition de l'ecriture (Babylone et Assyrie) jusqu'a l'epoque contemporaine (XIXe siecle), plus particulierement dans le domaine anglo-saxon. Tres bel exemplaire dans une superbe reliure. Important source book on the history of book binding, especially the anglo-saxon. Beautiful copy in a superb green marocco binding, with decorative doublures representing a hunting scene.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.
      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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