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Gothic and Renaissance Bookbindings (two volumes)

E. Goldschmidt

B. de Graaf; N. Israel 1967

Binding:  Hardback  |  Condition: Very Good  | 

Limited edition reprint of the great bookseller and scholar E. P. Goldschmidt's account of Gothic and Renaissance Bookbindings, 'exemplified and illustrated from the author's collection'. Volume one features the history of bookbinding during these periods and notes on the plates that appear in volume two. There are 110 mainly b/w images though some have tipped in colour plates. 1 of 600 copies. Small 4to. Cloth bound. Some light rubbing to extremities, shelfwear and markings to covers. Contents are clean and square. Very good condition.