REFERENCE (Early printing and binding) - A collection of 29 reference works in 59 volumes, 1928-1982.
E.P.GOLDSCHMIDT. The Printed Book of the Renaissance. Cambridge: University Press, 1950. 4° (285 x 225mm). Plates, illustrations. Original cloth gilt, t.e.g.
Ferdinand GELDNER. Bucheinbände aus elf Jahrhunderten. Munich: F.Bruckmann, 1959. 4° (308 x 240mm). Plates, a few coloured. Original cloth-backed boards, dust-jacket, slip-case.
Paul NEEDHAM. Twelve Centuries of Bookbindings 400-1600. New York & London: The Pierpont Morgan Library & Oxford University Press, 1979. 4° (303 x 225mm). Title in gilt and black. Mounted coloured frontispiece, coloured plates, illustrations, most full-page. Original cloth dust-jacket. -- Arthur M.HIND. An Introduction to a History of Woodcut. Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1935. 2 volumes, 4° (254 x 190mm). Frontispiece to vol.I, illustrations many full-page. Original cloth, lettering-pieces on spines, t.e.g. -- The British Museum (publishers). Bookbindings from the Library of Jean Grolier A loan exhibition. London: Trutees of the British Museum, 1965. 8° (215 x 140mm). Coloured frontispiece, plates. Original imitation-leather gilt. -- William Dana ORCUTT. The Book in Italy during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. New York, Harper & Brothers, 1928. 4° (310 x 240mm ). Mounted coloured forntispiece, plates, some mounted and coloured, illustrations. Original cloth-backed boards, slip-case. Limited edition, this number 21 of 750 copies. (59)