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MICHON (Louis-Marie). Les Reliures Mosaïquées du XVIIIe Siècle.1956

Paris: Société de la Reliure Originale, Small 4to (235 x 210 mm), 125pp., one of 500 copies, signed in pencil by Nixon on front fly-leaf with a note that this book was bound by Phillips in August of 1957, coloured frontis., 45 plates (some coloured), orig. printed wrappers bound-in, full light brown goatskin by H. J. Phillips, slight white paint mark on upper cover otherwise a nice copy. "Excellent study of French eighteenth century inlaid bindings... comprising a census of all such bindings known at the time." — Breslauer, Uses of Bookbinding Literature. p. 21. Provenance: From the library of Howard M. Nixon (1909-1983), British librarian and bookbinding historian.

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