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Title: The Binding of a Book.
Description: London: Chiwick Press, [1890]. First edition, small 8vo (173 x 135 mm), [32]pp., 7 illustrs., orig. printed wrappers, spine a little torn, uncut. Issued to coincide with their move to Shaftesbury Avenue. In addition to a short introduction mentioning the new premises and several pages of advertising matter, there is a description of the various processes involved in binding a book, eleven rules for prolonging the life of a book and its binding, and seven wood-engraved illustrations of binding operatives and a short definition of their work.


Price: GBP 25.00 = appr. US$ 35.70 Seller: Forest Books
- Book number: 37164