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Title(s):

Notes on the history of bookbinding.

Published/Created:
Great Britain, 1936?
Physical Description:
1 volume (approximately 200 leaves) ; 27 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Z276 .N68 1936+ Oversize (In Process)
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Neale Albert, Yale JD 1961, and Margaret Albert
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Archives & Manuscripts
Notes:
Bound in gilt-tooled black and green morocco, in an Art Deco style.
Title from title leaf.
Manuscript on the history and make-up of bookbindings, laid out as a mock-up for publication, by an unidentified author. The volume is illustrated with approximately 55 original drawings, many with watercolor or wash, depicting bindings of all eras. Also present are 20 mounted photographs, reproducing various bindings. The frontispiece depicts an English binding for Thomas Wotton, the last illustration a binding by Paul Legraine.
Subject Terms:
Bookbinders -- History.
Bookbinding -- History.
Bookbinding industry -- History.
Fine bindings.
Form/Genre:
Watercolors.
Wash drawings.
Graphite drawings.
Photographs.
Book designers' mock-ups (Publishing)
Contributors:
Collection of Margaret and Neale Albert (Yale Center for British Art)
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