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The Art of Publisher's Bookbindings 1815-1915 (one of Only 100 copies)

The Art of Publisher's Bookbindings 1815-1915 (one of Only 100 copies)

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The Art of Publisher's Bookbindings 1815-1915 (one of Only 100 copies)

by Morris, Ellen K. And Edward S. Levin

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Los Angeles, CA: William Dailey Rare Books Ltd, 2000. First Edition. Quarto. Limited to only 100 copies signed by Morris and Levin, the present copy is number 13. 127pp. beautifully illustrating various publishers' fine decorative bindings. An exhibition of the Grolier Club held May 17-July 29, 2000. Bound in 1/4 beige cloth over pictorial paper covered boards, spine lettering gilt. A fine, as new copy. In clear mylar cover and publisher's slipcase (the publisher reports only about 35-40 were actually signed and limited and that there were only about 40 slipcases ordered. A spectacular work in pristine condition.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
The Art of Publisher's Bookbindings 1815-1915 (one of Only 100 copies)
Author
Morris, Ellen K. And Edward S. Levin
Format/Binding
Decorative cloth bindings limited ed
Book Condition
Used
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Edition
First Edition
Publisher
William Dailey Rare Books Ltd
Place of Publication
Los Angeles, CA
Date Published
2000
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Color Illustrated Books Bookbindings Limited edition Signed

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First Edition
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Cloth
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Gilt
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