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GOLDSCHMIDT, Ernst Philip (1887-1954). Gothic & Renaissance Bookbindings, exemplified and illustrated from the author's collection. London: Walter Lewis at the Cambridge University Press, 1928.

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GOLDSCHMIDT, Ernst Philip (1887-1954). Gothic & Renaissance Bookbindings, exemplified and illustrated from the author's collection. London: Walter Lewis at the Cambridge University Press, 1928.

4o (280 x 215 mm), 2 volumes. NO. 2 OF 50 COPIES CONTAINING 50 ADDITIONAL PHOTOGRAPHS of bindings not reproduced in the ordinary copies. Color frontispiece, 110 plates, 50 photos. Original buckram (joints worn, bookblock vol. 2 broken).

"A work of immense learning which has had a lasting influence on binding studies. He refined and expanded Weale's and Gottlieb's principles and methods" (Breslauer, Uses pp. 27-28). Two October 1928 letters from Goldschmidt to Martin Breslauer (given to BHB by D. De Simone in 1993) laid-in. (2)
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