The Book: Its Printers, Illustrators, and Binders, from Guttenberg to the Present Time

Bouchot, Henri

Published by Scribner and Welford, 1890
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First Edition thus. Expanded edition of the English translation by E.C. Bigmore of Bouchot's "Le Livre"; edited, with a preface, by H. Grevel. Containing 172 facsimiles of early typography, book illustrations, printers' marks, bindings, numerous borders, initials, head and tail pieces, and a frontispiece. ***Cover boards are very worn with front cover practically detached, back board is detached, spine panel shows paper over board, gilt title and illustration on cover is, however, bright, all edges worn. Binding is loose but all signatures are intact. Interior pages are clean and bright with some age toning on edges that does not impinge on text or illustrations. Foxing on end papers and first four pages and last four pages of text. A good ready copy of this classic work that could easily be rebound by an expert hand. *** Please note this is sold as is. ***Shipping: This book is over sized and/or over weight. Additional mailing fees will be required to ship outside the United States. Please inquire to determine exact cost. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Book: Its Printers, Illustrators, and ...
Publisher: Scribner and Welford
Publication Date: 1890
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good

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