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Bookbinding & Printing Facts.

By: A. Hughmark.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Rafael; Fair Oaks:, Mt. Tam Press; The Haunted C & P Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SGG213B-7


LIMITED EDITION of 220 copies, Printed for the Friends of the Mt. Tam Press, Jeff Craemer (120 copies) and by The Haunted C & P Press (Geary Tracy), 100 copies. Stapled Pamphlet. 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Unpaginated. [18] pp. Text heading within a typographic border, 4 figures of binding types; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers, titled in gilt within a typographic border printed in red, image of a book on front cover; binding square and tight, light soiling to th... View more info

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Maestri Rilegatori per il "Cantico delle Creature." Second Mostra Internazionale di Rilegatura d'Arte in Italia, Macerata 22 Giugno - Assisi 23 Giugno 2002.

By: Antonio Toccaceli, editor.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Macerata:, Consulman,: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: IY81514-060


Two Volumes. 4to. 12 1/2 x 8 7/8 inches. 232; 229, [1 blank] pp. Introductory essays by various dignitaries, libraries, tradesmen and so forth in Italian, English, French, and German, color photographs with descriptions of 600 bindings in the exhibition, color photo essays, advertisements from the sponsors, index of exhibitors; text clean, unmarked. White blind-stamped and printed wrappers, stiff card slip case; binding square and tight, rear cover of Volume I creas... View more info

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A History of English Craft Bookbinding Technique

By: Bernard C. Middleton (b. 1924) and Howard M. Nixon (1909-1983)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, The Holland Press: 1978

Edition: Second Supplemented Edition

Seller ID: OG42415-054


SECOND SUPPLEMENTED EDITION. 8vo. (xvi), 326 pp. Color frontispiece, 97 figures, index, 11 plates; text clean, unmarked. Maroon cloth, gilt-stamped spine, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight. Bookseller's price label on front free endpaper. Ivy Trent's copy without distinguishing marks. Very Good. In the second edition, Middleton supplements his previous text (the first attempt to chart the history of English bookbinding in all its technical aspects)... View more info

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Victorian Publishers' Bindings

By: Douglas Ball

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Williamsburg, VA, The Book Press: 1985

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: OG42415-055


FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 8vo. (x), 214 pp. 12 plates, figures throughout, tables, list of 104 binder's signatures, bibliography, indexes; text clean and unmarked. Gilt-stamped maroon cloth, decorative end-papers, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight. Ivy Trent's copy, comes with the original receipt from the Book Press dated 1991 laid in. Fine. This volume contains a detailed survey of trade bindings from nineteenth-century England, 1820-1880, beginning... View more info

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Bookbinding and the Care of Books: A Text Book for Book Binders and Librarians

By: Douglas Cockerell (1870-1945)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London; New York, The Pitman Press; Pentalic Corporation: 1978

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: OG42415-052


FIFTH EDITION. 8vo. 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches. 347 pp. 12 plates, 120 figures; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers, perfect bound; binding square and tight, shelf wear. Good. With an Appendix by Sydney M. Cockerell. Drawings by Noel Rooke. This famous book has long been regarded as a classic on its subject. Douglas Cockerell, one of the great masters of the craft of bookbinding, has provided a comprehensive treatment which both describes all the operations that ... View more info

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T J Cobden-Sanderson as Bookbinder

By: Friedrich Adolf Schmidt-Kunsemuller

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Esher, UK, The Tabard Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: SFK418-013


LIMITED EDITION, this is number 216 of 290, designed by Philip Kerrigan at the Tabard Press, handset in Monotype Bembo and printed on Basingwerk Parchment and Basingwerk Art papers, bound by Mansell Bookbinders, Ltd. 4to. 10 x 7 1/2 inches. (viii), (33) pp. 13 black-and-white plates, including frontispiece portrait of Cobden-Sanderson, title printed in black and orange including printer's mark in orange; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped orange cloth, wax-paper dust... View more info

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A Short Historical Sketch of the Art of Bookbinding. With a Description of the Prominent Styles by William Matthews.

By: William Loring Andrews (1837-1920) and Sidney Lawton Smith (1845-1929).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York and London:, Garland Publishing,: 1990

Seller ID: IY1114-035


Two Volumes in One. WITH: ANDREWS, W. L. and SMITH, Sidney Lawton (1845-1929). Bibliopegy in the United States and Kindred Subjects. New York and London: Garland Publishing, 1990. Series: The History of Bookbinding Technique and Design. REPRINT EDITIONS, first editions 1895 and 1902, respectively. 8vo. 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches. [vi], [ii], (46); (xxvii), (130) pp. Both volumes with black-and-white illustrations throughout, index in the second volume; text clean, unmar... View more info