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BOOKBINDING.. Catalogue of the Special Exhibition of Art Bookbindings. Opened on the occasion of the 14th Annual Meeting of the Library Association of the United Kingdom; Nottingham Meeting, 1891. Museum and Art Gallery, Nottingham Castle.1891

Nottingham: J. & J. Vice, First edition, 8vo (210 x 135 mm), xxvi, [2], 53, [5]pp., retaining orig. front wrapper, early nineteenth-century cloth. Following brief introduction by G. Harry Wallis are two essays: Notes on the History of Artistic Bookbinding by Bernard Quaritch and Bookbinding in England by W. Salt Brassington, these are then followed by descriptions of the 246 books exhibited with short notes on "Binders Represented in the Collection." Provenance: From the reference library of the Zaehnsdorf Company, with their bookplate to front paste-down.

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