27 - 28 June 2005
BRUNET, Gustave, (1807-96). La Reliure ancienne et moderne. Paris: Édouard Rouveyre, 1884.
4o (271 x 177 mm). 116 plates of bindings. Near contemporary morocco gilt by Zaehnsdorf, t.e.g., original wrappers bound in.
FIRST EDITION, limited issue number 48 of 50 copies of a total edition of 1000. The plates include bindings for Grolier, Henri II, François 1er, Diane de Poitiers, Marguerite de Valois, Louis XIII, Mazarin by Le Gascon, Clovis and Nicolas Eve, Hardy Mennil, Bauzonnet, Belz-Niédrée and others.
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