27 - 28 June 2005
UNITED STATES -- ANDREWS, William Loring. Bibliopegy in the United States and kindred subjects. New York: 1902. 8o. Engraved title. Uncolored frontispiece, plates (some colored), illustrations, engraved head- and tailpieces. Original boards, lettered in gilt, top edge gilt (slight discoloration of backstrip, small tears to joints). Provenance: Johann Furst Community Library, Boca Grande, Florida (library label). Limited edition of 177 copies. A fine copy of what is still one of the most important works on American bookbinding.
CAXTON CLUB (publishers). Catalogue of an Exhibition of nineteenth century bookbindings ... by the Caxton Club (in the Art Institute) December XVI to XXX, MDCCCXCVII. Chicago: 1898. 8o. Title in red and black. 24 plates. Original cloth-backed boards. Limited edition of 130, this one of 127 on hand-made paper.
And 8 others (including: H.D. FRENCH, J.W. ROGERS & H. LEHMANN-HAUPT. Bookbinding in America. Portland, Maine: 1941. 8o; H.D. FRENCH. Bookbinding in Early America. Worcester, Mass.: 1986. 4o; S.B. ELLENPORT. The Future of Hand-Bookbinding. Boston: 1993. 8o, limited to 150 copies; W. SPAWN. Bookbinding in America 1680-1910. From the Collection of Frederick E. Maser. Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania: 1983. 4o; PIERPOINT MORGAN Library (publishers). Early American Bookbindings from the Collection of Michael Papantonio. New York: 1972. 4o). (10)
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