Alan Isaac Rare Books

Manual of Library Bookbinding – Practical and Historical


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Author: COUTTS, Henry T., & STEPHEN, George A.

Published by: Libraco Limited (London, 1910)

8vo., half-title, title, xi, 251p, adverts. 25p.  In text illust. line drawings and photographic plates, including VIII leaves of leather, cloth and buckram samples.  Bound in tan cloth, gilt lettered to board and spine.

First edition. Detailed work on both domestic and continental practice and the use of materials in hand and machine binding.  Internally without marks of past ownership.  Spine a little darkened.  A very good copy.

Cat.ref: 107