Only in Cloth: Publishers' Bookbindings 1830-1910. An Exhibition from the Collection of Calvin P. Otto on Display in the Rotunda of the University of Virginia. 18 September - 22 December 1997

By: Calvin P. Otto (1930-2000)

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FIRST EDITION of this catalogue from a 1997 exhibition of the Calvin P. Otto Collection at the University of Virginia. Pamphlet. 9 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. 48 pp. Black-and-white photographs of book bindings throughout, tipped-in sample of book cloth on p. 29, glossary, reference list of books in the exhibition; text clean, unmarked. Gray wrappers, printed paper front cover label, stapled; binding tight with very light shelf wear and lightly tanned at spine. Xerox copies of 4 decorative cloth bindings laid-in. MM319-051. Very Good. Otto was a community activist and library advocate who co-founded the American Ephemera Society and The Virginia Festival of the book, among other events. The exhibition of Otto's collection featured "a visual story of the development of European and American book cloth and book cover designs from 1830-1910."

Title: Only in Cloth: Publishers' Bookbindings 1830-1910. An Exhibition from the Collection of Calvin P. Otto on Display in the Rotunda of the University of Virginia. 18 September - 22 December 1997

Author Name: Calvin P. Otto (1930-2000)

Categories: Book Binding,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Charlottesville, Book Arts Press: 1998

Binding: Pamphlet

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Type: Pamphlet

Seller ID: MM319-051

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