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QUARITCH (Bernard). A Collection of Facsimiles from Examples of Historic or Artistic Book-Binding, Illustrating the History of Binding as a Branch of the Decorative Arts.1889

Bernard Quaritch. First Edition, 4to, 36pp., followed by 103 all beautifully printed in gold and many colours by Griggs, text and plates mounted on guards (most text and plate leaves tissue lined on one side), orig. printed wrappers to all parts bound in, later full red morocco, gilt-lettered on spine, uncut, t.e.g. Originally published in Among the bindings are "alas, several blatant forgeries"—Breslauer, Uses of Bookbinding Literature. p.24. From the library of Bernard H. Breslauer.

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