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Bookbinding & Conservation by Hand: A Working Guide
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Bookbinding & Conservation by Hand: A Working Guide

By YOUNG, Laura S.; CORYN, Sidonie & WHITEHEAD, John Hurt III

New York: R. R. Bowker Company, 1981. Hardcover. Good +. xiii, 271 p. 26 cm. B&w illustrations. Hardcover. Paper covering wrinkled, spine ends softened. Appendix, bibliography and index.

$50.00

Hand-Made Books: An Introduction to Bookbinding
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Hand-Made Books: An Introduction to Bookbinding

By SHEPHERD, Rob

Tunbridge Wells, Kent: Search Press, 1996. Paperback. Near fine. 80 p. 26 cm. Colour illustrations. Softdover. Owner's label on first page.

$50.00

Ticketed Bookbindings from Nineteenth-Century Britain
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Ticketed Bookbindings from Nineteenth-Century Britain

By Spawn, Willman; Kinsella, Thomas E.; Middleton, Bernard (essay by)

Bryn Mawr, PA; New Castle, DE: Bryn Mawk College Library & Oak Knoll Press, 1999. Paperback. New. 206 pp. 4to. Book examples pictured in colour plates. Many ticket examples illustrated in text in b&w. List of binders by location. Index of printers, publishers and booksellers. index of authors and titles. Index of binders. List of additional tickets and stamps from the Canaday Library Rare Book Collection and from the collection of E.P. Wormersley. Includes the essay "The Evolution of British Fine Binding c. 1770 - c. 1840" by Bernard C. Middleton. Study of a collection held in the Canaday Library of Bryn Mawr College.

$45.00

23 photos of elegant French bookbindings
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23 photos of elegant French bookbindings

By "La Reliure"

"La Reliure", 1937-1940. Disbound. Good. 19 x 28 cm. Most somewhat yellowed with a few tiny tears. Top photo has stain at bottom centre. The last two (from 1940) have a 1939 date crossed out. In torn and chipped envelope from "La Reliure", Paris, directed to a resident of Toronto. Enclosed Tassin & Girouy castalogue has ink inscription tp top front cover. Examples of work by well-known French bookbinders, including Leon Gruel, Ch. Pagnier, Semet & Plumelle, Georges Crette, etc. They were supplements to "La Reliure" a monthly periodical about bookbinding. Accompanied by an August 1938 catalogue from Tassin & Girouy, a French manufacturer of leatherware founded by Jules Tassin in 1905.

$100.00

American Signed Bindings Through 1876
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American Signed Bindings Through 1876

By Spawn, Willman; Kinsella, Thomas E.

New Castle, Delaware; Bryn Mawr, PA: Oak Knoll Press; Bryn Mawr College Library, 2007. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. 299 pp. Examples pictured. An extensive resource.

$85.00

My World of Bibliophile Binding
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My World of Bibliophile Binding

By MIURA, Kerstin Tini

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984. Hardcover. Near Fine. xiv, 216 p. 35.5 cm mauve cloth hardcover in matching pictorial slipcase. Over 180 b&w illustrations and over 180 colour.Light stain and a little wear to top of case. Some wrinkling to page 108. The author outlines the steps required in putting together a magnificent craft binding.

$150.00

The Art of Bookbinding
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The Art of Bookbinding

By ZAEHNSDORF, Joseph W.

London: George Bell and Sons, 1903. Sixth Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. xix, 190, 15 p. 18 cm. Mainly b&w illustrations and a few partial colour plates. Green cloth hardcover. A few minor marks to cloth. Owner's signature on frotn pastedown. Slight spine lean.

$50.00

ABC of Leather Bookbinding: An Illustrated Manual on Traditional Bookbinding
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ABC of Leather Bookbinding: An Illustrated Manual on Traditional Bookbinding

By LHOTKA, Edward R.

New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2000. First Edition. Soft cover. Near fine. 141 p. 26 cm. 63 figures and other b&w illustrations. Softcover. Former owner's label on first page.

$45.00

Freeman Keith: Maker of Books
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Freeman Keith: Maker of Books

By HITCHINGS, Sinclair

Lunenburg, Vt: Stinehour Press, 2003. First Edition. Paperback. Near Fine. 28 p. 23 cm. B&w illustrations. Softcover. Former owner's label on first page.

$35.00