Bloomingtin, IN: The Lilly Library, 1976. Designed by Martino Mardersteig and printed by the Stamperia Valdonega, Verona. Quarto. A catalogue of 39 bindings commissioned by the Lilly Library. Illustrated in color with brief biographies of the binders. Bound in stiff wrappers. Introduction by Edgar Mansfield.
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New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2015. First edition in English. Small quarto. 336p. Translated by Alan Crozier. Illustrated throughout in color. Bound in red cloth. the spine titled in black and white. "Bound to be Modern analyses books from a wide range of perspectives. The study examines the emergence...
(Hamden, CT): Archon Books, 1975. First edition. 177p. Illustrated. In publisher's gilt-titled blue cloth. "In 16 essays here, Dr. Lutz investigates the texts, histories, and natures of materials dating from the time of the Venerable Bede to early printed books." (Jacket blurb).Inscribed on half title "To my good bookish friends, Cora"
Boston: The Horn Book, 1970-78. Four volumes. Quarto. Illustrated. All bound in gilt-titled aqua cloth. Supplements: 1946-1956; 1957-1966; 1967-1976.Includes narrative histories with biographies of illustrators and bibliographies listed by illustrator and author.Invaluable reference rarely found in assembled sets.
New York: Delacorte Press, (1990). First American edition. Quarto. 320p. Illustrated in color and black and white. Silver-titled black cloth. Includes bibliography of each illustrator.Illustrators included: Charles Keeping, Faith Jaques, Victor Ambrus, Nigel Lambourne, Brian Wildsmith, Shirley Hughes, John Lawrence, Jan Pienkowski, Helen Oxenbury, John Burningham, Raymond Briggs, Quentin Blake...
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1952. First edition. Limited to 750 copies. xiii, 73p. + 61 plates. Folio. Blue cloth over beveled boards with red spine label, gilt. Illustrates 1089 photographic and rubbed examples of bindings, rolls, and ornaments - small stamps and roll rools, each impressed by hand by mid-fifteenth to seventeenth century Englisg bonders.