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a new book that is as beautiful as its subject deserves --SALON (Newsletter of the Society of Antiquaries)
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Book Description British Library, 2010. Condition: New. No jacket. Seller Inventory # 294969
Book Description British Library, London, first edition, 2010, 2010. Condition: New. Cloth, 8vo, 28 cm, 527 pp, ills. An excellent catalogue, covering 222 French bindings, 157 Italian, 14 Spanish, and 30 others. Each binding is illustrated and described (generally including structure as well as decoration), and the catalogue entries also provide details of provenance, references to earlier mentions of the binding in print, and to relevant more general accounts, identifications of bindings on which the same tool has been used, other bindings that might usefully be compared, and sometimes miscellaneous notes. As New. Seller Inventory # ABE-44819
Book Description The British Library Publishing Division, 2009. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0712350543