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CRAIG (James Gibson). Fac-simles of Old Book Binding in the Collection of James Gibson Craig.1882

Edinburgh: Privately Printed, First edition, folio, one of 25 copies, 8pp., followed by 27 chromolithographed plates (4 full-sheet or folding) each accompanied by a leaf of letterpress description, armorial bookplate of John Clerk Brodie, cont. quarter green morocco, lightly rubbed, uncut. A very early, and very rare, catalogue of a private English collection of bindings. Gibson-Craig's library was sold by Sotheby's in 1887-88. Mejer 1308; Schmidt-Kunsemuller 1235.

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