¶ Collection of facsimiles from examples (1889)

October 14, 2016

19th cent.

A collection of facsimiles from examples of historic or artistic bookbinding, illustrating the history of binding as a branch of the decorative arts. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1889.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 96 (sold to Maggs for £3 3s.). — Chauncy Williams. — Caxton Club (gift from Williams, c. 1900). — Lou Silver (acquired 1960). — DePaul University Library. — Richard Cady Rare Books. — Mark Samuels Lasner. — Grolier Club Library (\04.42\Q1\1889 copy 2) [gift from Samuels Lasner, before 1992].

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 832.


Sotheby 1898:

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