Published by Garland Publishing, New York & London, 1990
From Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB (NEW CASTLE, DE, U.S.A.)

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8vo. cloth. (viii), xi, 129 pages with 28 full page plates; 15 pages followed by 13 plates. With an introduction by Sidney F. Huttner. Facsimile reprints of ON BOOKBINDINGS, ANCIENT AND MODERN (Mejer no.54; Brenni no.321) and ON ORNAMENTAL ART AS APPLIED TO ANCIENT AND MODERN BOOKBINDING (Mejer no.53; Brenni no.181). Part of The History of Bookbinding Technique and Design Series edited by Sidney F. Huttner. ON BOOKBINDINGS contains sections on ancient bookbindings, Mediaeval bindings and bindings from the 17th to 19th centuries in France and England. Mclean, in his book VICTORIAN PUBLISHERS' BOOK- BINDINGS IN CLOTH AND LEATHER, p.15, claims that ON ORNAMENTAL ART is the earliest account of the use of modern design techniques in binding books. Two important and scarce texts now available in one volume. Bookseller Inventory # 28483

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Publisher: Garland Publishing, New York & London

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: cloth

Illustrator: Bookbinding

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Oak Knoll sells, publishes and distributes books in the fields of: Bibliography, Book Collecting, Book Arts, Books about Children's Books, Book History, Bookplates, Book Trade, Forgery, Censorship, Libraries, Publishing, Bookbinding, Book Design, Book Illustration and Graphic Arts, Marbling, Color Printing, Printing and Printing History, Papermaking and Paper Specimens, Typography and Typeface Specimens, Private Press Books and Fine Printing. Oak Knoll Books (Cedar Lane Inc dba Oak Knoll Books) 310 Delaware St New Castle DE 19720 302-328-7232 Robert D. Fleck Oak Knoll is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and thus affiliated with the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers. These organizations stand for professionalism in the world of books so look for these logos when buying books.

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