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BALTIMORE MUSEUM.. The History of Bookbinding 525-1950 A.D. An Exhibition held at the Baltimore Museum of Art.1957

Baltimor: Trustees of the Walters Art Gallery, 4to, limited edition, xii,275pp., 184 illustrs., on 106 plates, signed and dated by Broomhead with his bookplate, orig. decorated boards, spine faded. This important exhibition of bookbindings was organized by Miss Dorothy Miner; 718 bindings are carefully described, with critical notes and references to published works, and 184 are illustrated on 106 half-tone plates. The exhibition was the most comprehensive to have been held since the Burlington Fine Arts Club Exhibition of 1891. From the library of the bookbinding historian, Frank Broomhead.

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