Victorian Publishers’ Book-Bindings in Cloth & Leather - Ruari McLean
Victorian Publishers’ Book-Bindings in Cloth & Leather.
First edition. Quarto. 160pp profusely illustrated in blue boards with glossy dust jacket. London: Gordon Fraser, 1974.
Beautifully illustrated survey of Victorian bindings. An important resource showing the elaborate care taken to bind even cheap and ordinary books often involving hand-cut coloured paper or leather onlays.