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BIRDSALL & SONS LTD. HULME (E. W.) PARKER (J. G.) SEYMOUR-JONES (A.) DAVENPORT (C.) & WILLIAMSON (F. J.). Leather for Libraries.1905

London: The Sound Leather Committee of the Library Association, First edition, 8vo (215 x 140 mm), 57 + 14pp., of adverts, mounted to the inside covers are 6 actual specimens of leather used for bookbinding, including goat, seal, calf, sheep and pig, presentation label pasted onto front endpaper, Anthony Birdsall's initials in ink to title-page, orig. cloth, a nice copy. Five chapters, each by one of the co-authors, including the history of Sumach Tanninh, provenance and values of modern bookbinding leathers and repairs. Provenance: The reference library of Birdsall & Sons Ltd., of Northampton, Bookbinders.

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