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The book: art & object by  Philip Smith - First edition - 1982 - from Rulon-Miller Books (SKU: 52139)

The book: art & object

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The book: art & object

by Smith, Philip

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Merstham: [Published by the Author], 1982. First edition, "ordinary" (i.e. wrapper) issue; 4to, pp. 68; 115 text illustrations, most in color; fine. A detailed and intellectual look at designer bookbinding, the differences between 'art' and 'craft' in binding, and a detailed explaination of Smith's technique of "feathering."


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