Bibliopegy in The United states and Kindred Subjects.

New York: Dodd, Mead and Co, 1902.

Price: $350.00

About the item

First edition, one of 141 copies on Van Gelder paper. Title-page, 2 head and tail-pieces designed by Sidney Smith. 30 plates of bindings (some in color). xx, 129, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original boards, titled in gilt on the upper cover. Minor split at front joint. Andrews, XX; Brenni 1216; Mejer 643; Appleton p.77.

Item #323537

One of the most important books on bookbinding in the United states, in which Andrews employed a process of half-tone reproduction for the facsimile plates never before done with any success; that of making the reproductions directly from the books themselves.