For the Love of the Binding: Studies in Historical Bookbinding Presented to Mirjam Foot.


Published by The British Library,, (London):, 2000
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Title: For the Love of the Binding: Studies in ...

Publisher: The British Library,, (London):

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New.

Edition: First Edition..


quarto, 392pp. A festschrift in honor of Mirjam Foot focusing on her research interests. A magnificent collection of scholars and subjects: Robin Myers; Christopher de Hamel; Lotte Hellinga on fragments found in bindings and their role as bibliographical evidence; plaquette and medallion bindings by Anthony Hobson; Nicolas Barker on some unrecorded sixteenth-century French bookbindings; Nicholas Pickwoad; David Pearson; Bryan Maggs; John Collins; Marianne Tidcombe on de Sauty; Dorothy A. Harrop, and many more. This magnificent book ends with a bibliography of the writings of Mirjam Foot. With 44 color and 220 black and white illustrations. boards in cloth in acetate wrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 10251

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