Alan Isaac Rare Books

Bookbinding for Schools


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Published by: Dryad Press (Leicester, 1948)

8vo, x, ii, 123pp. Over 100 fugures and 10 photographic plates. Red cloth, black lettered to board and spine.

A very good all round introduction running from a history of binding, through equipping, up to finishing. A good section on drawing tooling patters and on making marbled and paste papers. Provenance – pencil signature of Mary Bartlett of Dartington Hall on the ffep, with others in ink. A carefully used copy; internally clean; cover faded and rather soiled from handling. 

Cat. ref.: 94