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CORFIELD (Professor W. H.). Catalogue of the Collection of Books in Valuable Bindings of the Late Professor W.H. Corfield, M.D. Comprising Early Stamped, Embroidered, Inlaid, and Other Bindings, by Binders of Various Countries and Periods... Chiefly in Fine Preservation.1904

London: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, Small 4to (260 x 190 mm), [iv], 48pp., ruled in red with prices and buyers names in a cont. hand, 58 plates (18 folding) beautifully produced in gold and colours (several with minor abrasions), marbled endpapers, bound in half brown morocco by Morrell, five raised bands to spine, compartments with a triple fillet border, lettered direct in gilt, corners lightly bumped, t.e.g. others uncut, a nice copy. First auction catalogue solely devoted to fine bindings, containing some 466 lots.

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