¶ Wallis — Examples of the book-binders’ art (1890)

August 3, 2016

19th cent.

Wallis, Alfred. Examples of the book-binders’ art of the XVI and XVII centuries, selected chiefly from the royal continental libraries. Exeter: J. G. Commin; London: W. W. Gibbings, 1890.

Illustrated. Wellcome online catalogue: “No William Morris book label but is lot 1209 from the Morris sale catalogue.”

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1209 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £2 2s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores Hist. G. O/S 2 24).


Sotheby 1898:

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