Sale 588 Lot 29

[BIBLIOGRAPHY -- BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS]. A group of 21 works, comprising:

COLOMBO, Pio. La Legatura Artistica Storia e Critica. Roma: Editrice Raggio, 1952. -- McLEAN, Ruari. Victorian Book Design and Colour Printing. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1972. -- THOMAS, Henry. Early Spanish Bookbindings, XI-XV Centuries. London: Printed for the Bibliographical Society, 1939. -- SCHUNKE, Ilse. Leben und Werk Jakob Krauses. Leipzig: Im Insel, n.d. -- NIXON, Howard N. English Restoration Bookbindings: Samuel Mearne and his contemporaries. Great Britain: The British Library Board, 1974. -- PRIDEAUX, S.T. Bookbinders and Their Craft. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903. -- DIEHL, Edith. Bookbinding: Its Background and Technique, Volumes I and II. New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc., 1946. -- MIDDLETON, Bernard C. A History of English Craft Bookbinding Technique. New York: Hafner Publishing Company, 1963. -- GROSS, Henry. Simplified Bookbinding. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1976. -- DUTTON, Meiric K. Historical Sketch of Bookbinding as an Art. Norwood: The Holliston Mills, Inc., 1926. -- TOWN, Laurence. Bookbinding by Hand for Students and Craftsmen. London: Faber and Faber, [1951]. -- Bookbindings from the Library of Jean Grolier: A Loan Exhibition 23 September-31 October 1965. Great Britain: The British Museum, 1965. -- VAUGHAN, Alex J. Modern Bookbinding: A treatise covering both letterpress and stationery branches of the trade, with a section on finishing and design. London: Charles Skilton Ltd., 1960. - HEWITT-BATES, J.S. Bookbinding for Schools. Leicester: Dryad Handicrafts, 1927. -- POLLARD, Alfred W. Early Illustrated Books: A History of the Decoration and Illustration of Books in the 15th and 16th Centuries. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd., 1917. -- CRANE, W.J.E. Bookbinding for Amateurs. London: L. Upcott Gill, n.d. -- MATTHEWS, William F. Bookbinding: A Manual for those interested in the Craft of Bookbinding. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., [1929]. -- HOGG, John. Bookbinding, and the Care of Books. London: John Hogg, 1901. -- ZAEHNSDORF, Joseph W. The Art of Bookbinding. London, George Bell and Sons, 1890. -- Exposition de la Fédération Française des Artistes, Spécimens de beaux livres modernes Reliures de luxe: belges, françaises et anglaises. Brussels: H. Mommens, [1921]. -- PHILIP, Alex J. The Business of Bookbinding. London: Stanley Paul & Co., 1912. -- Together 21 works in 22 volumes in original publisher's bindings, condition generally fine.

Estimate $200-300

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