The Printed Book: Its History, Illustration, and Adornment, from the Days of Gutenberg to the Present Time

By: Bouchot, Henri; Edward C. Bigmore (transl., additions)

Price: $20.00

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Book Condition: Good


Original edition, rebound in dark red buckram, spine panel lettered in gilt. Ex-library copy, typically marked/stamped, moderate overall wear but still useful as reference copy. Soiled and spotted covers, with rubbed spine extremities. Front flyleaf mostly detached along a vertical crease approx. 1/2" from hinge, succeeding front blank partially detached, title page and all ensuing leaves intact and firmly bound. viii,312 pp., illus. w/ 120 b&w figures in text, inlcuding reproductions of wood cuts and decorative bindings, also decorative initials and tail-pieces. Text block edges darkened by age, only light occasional soiling to interior.

Title: The Printed Book: Its History, Illustration, and Adornment, from the Days of Gutenberg to the Present Time

Author Name: Bouchot, Henri; Edward C. Bigmore (transl., additions)

Categories: Bibliography, Books on Books, Printing,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, H. Grevel and Co.: 1887

Binding: Buckram

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: Not Issued

Type: Ex-Library

Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Seller ID: BIBL0229