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Published by Rinehart & Company, Inc, New York-Toronto, 1946
Condition: Fine/Very good. Hardcover
From Payson Hall Books (Watertown, MA, U.S.A.)

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Fine/Very good. 1946. First edition. Black buckram with gilt decoration and titling to the spines; Black paper covered slip case. . 2 volumes. 251,91/406 pgs Edith Diehl (1876-1953) was the top American woman bookbinder of her time. Here she teaches about the history of bookbinding from primitive forms through modern binding processes, including international styles of book decorations in Volume I. Volume II is dedicated to the craftmanship, from equipment, end papers, forwarding, sewing, materials and finishing. The set is very clean, bright and sound without edge wear; the slip case is covered in black paper with a paper label pasted down to the spine. The slip case has only one spot of wear with a small tear at the lower seam of spine area . Black buckram with gilt decoration and titling to the spines; Black paper covered slip case. Bookseller Inventory # PHBOOKSDI91597

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Publisher: Rinehart & Company, Inc, New York-Toronto

Publication Date: 1946

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: text of Volume II

Book Condition:Fine/Very good.

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First edition..

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