27 - 28 June 2005,
Price realised USD 540
USD 250 - USD 350
WILD, John James. Bookbinding in the Library of All Souls College. Np [Oxford?], 1880.
2o. 6 leaves of printed text facsimiles; 12 plates, including 6 very fine chromolithographic plates (one showing two bindings). Contemporary green half roan, spien gilt-lettered (some scrapes and wear to leather). Provenance: John Roland Abbey (bookplate).
This remarkable catalogue contains a printed facsimile of each of the title-pages (one reproducing two titles) of the seven bindings reproduced in this catalogue. A plate outlining the tooling patterns of each binding (one with two subjects) precedes each of the color reproductions.
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