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Sally Lou Smith: Seventeen Bindings, 1979-1987. Sonnets from the Portuguese: The Officina Bodoni Edition (1925) bound by Eight Women Binders by  Mirjam  Sally Lou / Foot - Paperback - FIRST EDITION - 1990 - from Michael Laird Rare Books LLC (SKU: 2272)

Sally Lou Smith: Seventeen Bindings, 1979-1987. Sonnets from the Portuguese: The Officina Bodoni Edition (1925) bound by Eight Women Binders

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Sally Lou Smith: Seventeen Bindings, 1979-1987. Sonnets from the Portuguese: The Officina Bodoni Edition (1925) bound by Eight Women Binders

by Smith, Sally Lou / Foot, Mirjam

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Fenich, Foss (Perthshire): K.D. Duval, 1990. FIRST EDITION. Softcover. Very good. Oblong 8vo. [40] pp. Original illustrated wrappers. Includes the price list loosely inserted as issued. An early catalogue which features a total of 25 designer bindings described and illustrated in color, of which 17 were executed by Sally Lou Smith, plus 8 by other women on the Officina Bodoni edition of the "Sonnets." Features a 4-page introduction by bookbinding historian Mirjam Foot, which includes a chronology of Smith's work. This small but significant catalogue remains indispensable.

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Bookseller
Michael Laird Rare Books LLC US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
2272
Title
Sally Lou Smith: Seventeen Bindings, 1979-1987. Sonnets from the Portuguese: The Officina Bodoni Edition (1925) bound by Eight Women Binders
Author
Smith, Sally Lou / Foot, Mirjam
Format/binding
Softcover
Book condition
Used - Very good
Quantity available
1
Edition
FIRST EDITION
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
K.D. Duval
Place of Publication
Fenich, Foss (Perthshire)
Date published
1990

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About Michael Laird Rare Books LLC

Welcome to Michael Laird Rare Books, LLC. We specialize in fine and rare books, manuscripts, documents, ephemera, fine and historic bookbindings, and illustrated books of every description. Michael Laird is a member of the ABAA (Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America), ILAB (International League of Antiquarian Booksellers), and the Appraisers Association of America (USPAP compliant, and AAA certified in the appraisal of Rare and Antiquarian Printed Books). Michael Laird earned his masters degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Texas at Austin (1989) and has more twenty years experience in the antiquarian booktrade. He is the principal Rare Book and Document appraiser at Winston Art Group (New York) and Gurr Johns (New York). Since 2002 he has taught advanced graduate level courses in Rare Books and Special Collections, most recently at the University of Texas at Austin (School of Information).We invite you to browse through a selection of our inventory: we strive to present the greatest historic detail and bibliographic accuracy, even for lesser priced - but no less interesting - items.We are happy to provide further images of any item: please inquire.Order with confidence: we select every item with great care and discernment; moreover, we examine every page of every book. We are always interested in purchasing fine and rare books, manuscripts, and ephemera; please inquire. We very much appreciate your interest in our work, and your patronage. Thank you!

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