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[AVERY (Samuel Putnam)]. Catalogue Raisonnée. Works on Bookbinding, Practical and Historical. Examples of Bookbindings of the XVIth to XIXth Centuries from the Collection of Samuel Putnam Avery, A.M. Exhibited at Columbia University Library. [Compiled by Charles Alexander Nelson].1903

Privately Printed, New York. First Edition, xii,108pp., orig. printed wrappers, upper cover chipped and detached, uncut. The first part of the catalogue, nos. 1-120, gives a chronological bibliography with collations of works on bookbinding, practical and historical. Nos. 121-243 consist of examples from Avery's collection and include his own commissions from Cobden-Sanderson, Marius Michel, Annie S. Macdonald. Extremely scarce.

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