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- From: William Laywood <knipton@GLOBALNET.CO.UK>
- Date: Wed, 23 Jul 1997 15:29:11 +0100
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A selection from our stock. Catalogues of bibliography and books
about books available free on request.
All books are 8vo and published in London unless otherwise described.
EICHENBERG (Fritz) The Art of the Print. Masterpieces, History &
Techniques. Thames and Hudson. 1976.
First Edition, 4to, illustrs., throughout (some coloured), orig. cloth, d.w.
A comprehensive book which covers every technique of printmaking, from the
major processes of woodcut, intaglio, lithography, mezzotint, and
less common processes such as the monotype.
ELLENPORT (Samuel B.) The Future of Hand-Bookbinding. The Harcourt
Bindery, Boston. 1993.
One of 150 numbered and signed copies, illustrs., cloth.
This important and provocative study identifies trends within the craft
WWII, carrying them through the present and into the future.
HALDANE (Duncan) Islamic Bookbindings in the Victoria and Albert Museum.
World of Islam Festival Trust. 1983.
First Edition, 4to, 22 illustrs., (mostly coloured), orig. cloth, d.w.
This magnificently produced volume covers in detail the art of binding books
and their sumptuous decoration as practised in the Islamic world.
HILLS (Richard L.) Papermaking in Britain 1488-1988. A Short History. The
Athlone Press. 1988.
First Edition, 4to, 60 illustrs., orig. cloth, d.w.
IIAMS (Thomas M.) & BECKWITH (T.D.) Notes on the Causes and Prevention of
Foxing in Books. H.W. Edwards. 1937.
First Edition, 4 plates, orig. cloth boards, printed paper label on upper
McLEAN (Ruari) Victorian Book Design & Colour Printing. Faber & Faber.
Second Edition, revised and enlarged, 4to, bookplate, plates throughout
coloured), orig. cloth. d.w.
Describes the work of Whittingham and Pickering, Baxter and Charles Knight,
children's books up to 1850, early lithography and Owen Jones, yellow backs,
Vizetelly, Evans, colour printing from wood, publishers' binding styles
other aspects of Victorian book design.
NIXON (Howard M.) Five Centuries of English Bookbinding. Scolar Press.
First Edition, 4to, 100 plates of important bookbindings and a page of
description for each, orig. cloth, d.w.
100 Articles from the Book Collector have been combined into one volume.
THE STUDIO. Modern Book-Bindings & Their Designers. Special Winter
Number 1899-1900. The Studio. 1900.
First Edition, 4to, 5 colour lithograph plates of bindings, numerous
modern cloth, orig. printed wrappers bound in, uncut.
Showing the work of the finest binders and binding designers working at the
TERMS OF SALE: All books are offered subject to prior sale. Any item found
unsatisfactory may be returned within seven days of receipt. Payment may be
made by Sterling or US Dollar cheque, Mastercard or Visacard. Libraries can
be billed. Postal charges are extra. Phone, fax or e-mail to reserve. Trade
Lincs. NG32 1RF.
Specialising in Bibliography & Books about Books