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LEIGHTON, J. & J. -- Catalogue of Early Printed and other Interesting Books, with Illustrations in Facsimile. London: J. & J. Leighton, 1905.
12 parts, including 3 supplements, 8o (205 x 137 mm). Contemporary quarter cloth, marbled boards, original printed paper spines from wrappers laid down, original wrappers bound in.
7,229 items, with several thousand reproductions of bindings and illustrations. The illustrations in these valuable catalogues have been frequently cited by the leading authorities of bookbinding, including G.D. Hobson, Howard M. Nixon, A.R.A. Hobson, and Mirjam Foot. (12)
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