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A History of the Art of Bookbinding, with Some Account of the Books of the Ancients

Author: Brassington, W. Salt
Price: $440.00
Publisher Location: London
Publisher: Elliot Stock
Year Published: 1894
Book Condition: Very Good Plus
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Edition: First Edition
SCARCE. One of only 50 copies printed on large paper, this being number 9 and signed by the publisher. A new cloth spine, matching the terra cotta cloth boards, and with a leather spine label & gilt title letters. Decorated gilt cover with running stag and pursuing hounds on the front, repeated on the back cover blindstamped. Minor rubs on the boards and more wear to the corners protected in a clear mylar dustjacket. Pages xvi, 277 plus 2 pages publisher ads. Very clean and tight inside, with no foxing, no stains and no prior owner marks.
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