Paris: Gruel and Engleman, 1887-1905.
First edition, limited numbered edition on Vélin de Rives, vol I: no. 500 of 700 copies (of 1000 total); vol II: one of 600 copies (of 700 total). Illustrated with copious full-page plates of bindings (some in color in the text) [v], 186, ' [v], 186, pp. 2 vols. 4to. Bound in three quarters brown morocco and marbled boards, with label of Felix Randeynes, Paris, on front pastedowns of both volumes. Randeria bookplates Item #322332
One of the most important and useful surveys of bookbinding, containing an annotated alphabeticall listing of the major binders, styles, connosisseurs, and styles.
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