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Bibliopegy in the United States and Kindred Subjects

Andrews, William Loring

Published by Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1902
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Includes: illustrations, index. Octavo, pp. xx, 130 p. 30 reproductions of book bindings and book illustrations in black and white, and colors and gold. Title page, 2 head-bands and 2 tail-pieces designed and engraved by Sidney L. Smith, and Printed by The Gilliss Press. Of this Book there have been printed one hundred and forty-one copies on Van Gelder paper and thirty-six copies on Imperial Japan paper from the Imperial Government Mill. Writing in her essay Early American Bookbinding by Hand 1636-1820, Hannah D. French stated In 1902 the appearance of William Loring Andrews study of American bookbinding, with its generous collection of plates, did much to introduce the subject and call attention to a field worthy of investigation. This work is one of the earliest on American bookbinding. Fair. No dust jacket. Spine chipped and partially separated and reglued. A few pencil comments/marks noted. Limited Ed. of one hundred forty one copies on Van Gilder paper. Bookseller Inventory # 71693

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Title: Bibliopegy in the United States and Kindred ...

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company, New York

Publication Date: 1902

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Smith, Sidney L.

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