La Reliure du XIXe Siecle.
Paris: Librarie de L. Conquet, 1895-1897.
First edition, no. 142 of 295 numbered sets on papier velin du Marais. 283 tinted heliograph plates and illustrations. xliii,125,; [iii],233,; [iv],230,; [iv],253,pp. Original wrappers bound in. 4 vols. 4to. Crushed morocco backed marbled boards, by V. Champs. Randeria bookplate. Fine copy S-K 5352. Item #323622
"…contains an enormous amount of material on the French nineteenth century binders, many of whom he, himself had still known and employed. Its lively, anecdotal style makes it a splendid read." Breslauer, Uses of Bookbinding Literature p. 26. A.R. A Hobson, "The Standard account, written most entertainingly"
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