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Wilkes and Liberty 1768-69 + A Brass Roundel from St. Michael Paternoster Royal + The Fore-Edge Paintings of Stephen and Thomas Lewis + a Complete List of the Seventeenth-Century Newspapers. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, No. 8, July 1957
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Wilkes and Liberty 1768-69 + A Brass Roundel from St. Michael Paternoster Royal + The Fore-Edge Paintings of Stephen and Thomas Lewis + a Complete List of the Seventeenth-Century Newspapers. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, No. 8, July 1957

By Rudé, George F.E. + Merrifield, Ralph + Kellaway, William + Garrett, K.I. & Grosfils, M.M.

London: Library Committee of the Corporation of London, 1957 198mm x 260mm tall (7.75" x 10.25" approx.). 44pp, including a b/w photo of the brass roundel and 6 of Lewis' fore-edge paintings. Withdrawn and sold from Keele University, with one small label and a single circular stamp-impression to the front cover, otherwise very good, in the original soft-card covers/black title. First Edition. Very Good. 4to..

$16.92

A Treatise on Paper, with an Outline of Its Manufacture, Complete Tables of Sizes, Etc., for Printers and Stationers
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A Treatise on Paper, with an Outline of Its Manufacture, Complete Tables of Sizes, Etc., for Printers and Stationers

By Parkinson, Richard

Clitheroe & London: R. Parkinson and Crosby Lockwood and Son, 1894 Hardback, 140mm x 225mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). 147pp + 14pp adverts, some with illustrations, PLUS 16pp of various actual paper samples ranging from Cartridge to Hand-made and from Cream Wove to Japanese Copying Paper. Foxing to prelims and closed-page edges and margins, and more heavily so to the paper samples. Rubs to head & tail of spine, otherwise good, in the original blind-decorated, olive-green cloth-covered boards/gilt title. A presentation copy, from Bertrams Limited, signed on behalf of the Company on the front free endpaper, and with their details in gilt to the back board. Scarce [The Edinburgh engineers Bertrams were makers of paper-making machinery.. Signed with the Compliments of Bertrams. Third Edition. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w. 8vo.

$101.51

Bookbinding for Beginners & Advanced Bookbinding 2 Volumes
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Bookbinding for Beginners & Advanced Bookbinding 2 Volumes

By Kay, J.

London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1941 Two volumes each 132mm x 200mm tall (5.25" x 8" approx.). Respectively 48pp & 72pp, each illustrated throughout in line, and with the 'Advanced' volume having a coloured photo frontispiece plate showing four examples of marbled paper. Both volumes are in the original black-printed red cloth bindings, The 'Advanced' [3rd Edn 1941] being hadback and the other ['Fortieth thousand. n.d. but 1936] cloth-covered card.. Third Edition. Good. 8vo..

$54.14

A Course of Bookbinding and Bookcrafts for the Senior Schools. Books 1 & 2
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A Course of Bookbinding and Bookcrafts for the Senior Schools. Books 1 & 2

By Johnson, George F., M.A.

London: Blackie & Son Limited, 1932 Two volumes each 150mm x 203mm tall (6" x 8" approx.). Respectively 63pp & 64pp, each illustrated throughout in line. Both volumes are good. in the original black-printed tan cloth-covered flexible card covers, Vol 1 having a couple of school library stamp impressions.. First Edition. Limp Cloth. Good. 8vo..

$40.60

A Course of Bookbinding and Bookcrafts for Schools. Book I

By Johnson, George F., M.A.

London: Blackie & Son Limited, 1932 148mm x 203mm tall (6" x 8" approx.). 63pp with text figs. Good, in the original light-brown cloth-covered thin card covers/black title. Postage will be reduced for this light item.. First Edition. Cloth. Good.

$13.53

The Business of Bookbinding. Bookbinding from the point of view of the binder, the publisher, the librarian and the general reader. with chapters on the manufacture of binders' leather and cloth, and a description of a working bindery...
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The Business of Bookbinding. Bookbinding from the point of view of the binder, the publisher, the librarian and the general reader. with chapters on the manufacture of binders' leather and cloth, and a description of a working bindery...

By Philip, Alex. J.

London: Stanley Paul & Co., 1912 Hardback, 125mm x 187mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). Pp viii, 223, with an extensive Glossary, plus a frontispiece and 11 further plates in b/w photo or line, and two double-folding card folders containing a total of 53 laid-down samples of various coloured binders' cloths and leathers, plus Pp (ixx), 48 [Publisher's catalogues]. Endpapers and samples folders toned and spine lightly sunned, otherwise very good, in the original red cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. [The title continues: "..working bindery, together with a glossary of terms used in leather and cloth manufacture and bookbinding"].. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No d/w. Sm 8vo.

$169.18

Colour

By Various Authors & Ernest Charles Wallcousins, Edited in the Art Department of The Bennett College Ltd, Sheffield

Sheffield n.d. [1920-1930? ]: The Bennett College Hardback, 170mm x 250mm tall (6.75" x 9.75" approx.). Pp vii, 76, with 66 illustrations in the text, plus a series of single-sided plate leaves with 62 illustrations, several multi-image, and predominately in colour. Previous owner's signature to front pastedown, and very minor rubs to head & tail of spine. Otherwise very good, in the original dark-blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. No copy recorded on COPAC. . First Edition. Boards. Very Good/No Jacket.

$33.84

Bookbinding for Amateurs: Being Descriptions of the Various Tools and Appliances Required and Minute Instructions for Their Effective Use.
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Bookbinding for Amateurs: Being Descriptions of the Various Tools and Appliances Required and Minute Instructions for Their Effective Use.

By Crane, W.J.E.

London: L. Upcott Gill, 1899 Hardback, 125mm x 195mm tall (5" x 7.5" tall approx.). Pp viii, 184, with 156 text figs. + 16pp Publisher's adverts. Light rubs to edges and corners of cloth and prelims toned, otherwise good, in the original black & gilt decorated, cloth-covered boards/gilt titles. Date of publication unstated, but assumed from reference in advert leaves.. Decorated Cloth. Good/No d/w. Sm 8vo..

$40.60

The Bookbinding Craft and Industry. An Outline of Its History, Development and Technique
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The Bookbinding Craft and Industry. An Outline of Its History, Development and Technique

By Harrison, T.

London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd, 1926 Published in Pitman's Common Commodities and Industries Series. Hardback, 125m x 186mm tall. (5" x 7.25" approx.). Pp x, 128 with a frontispiece plate [with six b/w photos] and 63 further illustrations in b/w & line, + 23pp Publisher's & other adverts, including endpapers. Very good, in the original black-printed green cloth-covered boards. Undated, but 1926. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w.

$47.37

Bookbinding Then and Now. a survey of the first hundred and seventy-eight years of James Burn & Company

By Darley, Lionel S.

London: Faber and Faber, 1959 Hardback, 160mm x 215mm tall (6.25" x 8.5" approx.). 126pp, with illustrations in the text, some full-page, plus a colour-plate frontispiece, a further colour-plate, 16 b/w photo plates and a plate with an example of a green & gold blocked cover. Endpapers toned, otherwise very good, in the original blue cloth-covered boards/gilt-on-red spine title, and with price-clipped but otherwise very good colour-illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo..

$37.90

Book Crafts for Senior Pupils. A Handbook for Students [ Bookbinding ]

By Collins, A.F., B.Sc., Inspector of Handicraft and Science, Birmingham Education Authority, &c.

Leicester: The Dryad Press, 1938 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). Pp x, 288, with illustrative text-figs, + a colour-photo frontispiece plate and 19 additional plates with a total of 35 b/w photographs, plus 4pp Publisher's adverts.. Previous owner's neat signature to front pastedown, closed page edges and top-edge of dustwrapper, otherwise very good, in the original cloth-covered boards/black spine title, and with lightly toned but otherwise very good and unclipped dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo..

$24.36

A Marbler's Journey 'Beyond the Surface'. Illustrated article in Bookbinder. Journal of the Society of Bookbinders. Volume Eleven 1997 [ Volume 11 ]
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A Marbler's Journey 'Beyond the Surface'. Illustrated article in Bookbinder. Journal of the Society of Bookbinders. Volume Eleven 1997 [ Volume 11 ]

By Hall, Victoria

Society of Bookbinders, 1997 178mm x 246mm tall (7" x 9.75" approx.). Pp 69-73 incl., with six colour-photo illustrations and one in b/w. This 76pp issue also contains contributions from Peter Corley, John Orr, R.E. Child, Roger Trise, Gina Isaac and Maureen Duke, with many excellent illustrations. Fine, in the original colour-photo-illustrated soft-covers.. Fine.

$16.92