Svenska Bokband under Nyare Tiden Bidrag till Svenska Bokbinderhistoria. Första Delen 1521-1718. Andra Delen 1718-1809. Trdje Delen 1809-1880.

Stockholm: A.-B. Hasse W. Tullbergs Förlag, 1912, 1913, 1914.

Price: $750.00

About the item

First edition, limited to 1,000 and 850 copies for Parts II and III respectively. Illustrated. xxx, 148, [2]; xxvii, 86, [2]; xxvii, 82, [2] pp. 3 vols. 4to. Half calf and marbled boards, spine gilt. Light staining and scuffing to covers, endpapers foxed. Booklabel of Petersen & Peterson of Copenhagen on rear pastedown. Schmidt-Künsemüller 3560.

Item #315175

An important survey of Swedish bookbinding. Each of the three part begins with a brief survey of contemporary European bookbinding followed by a discussion of individual Swedish binders or binderies.