BOOKBINDING AND THE CARE OF BOOKS A TEXT-BOOK FOR BOOKBINDERS AND LIBRARIANS

By: DOUGLAS COCKERELL

Price: £10.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


Green paper covered boards with black titles and oatmeal cloth quarter binding. 190 x 130 mm approx. 333 pp + 3pp publisher's adverts. 1948 reprint of the 4th Edition of 1925 in dust jacket. Frontis, 8 plates in half tone of period bindings + 119 figs in text by Noel Rooke. Published in Pitman's "Artistic Crafts Series" this manual has stood the test of time and remains an invaluable book for any aspiring book binder. As suggested by the title it is also of use to librarians and bibliophiles for the content relating to the care of books. VG/VG (Book- No previous owner name or insc. Original bookseller label to front paste down. Dust Jacket- a little light rubbing to extremities with 5mm approx tear to top front panel at spine fold. Spine a little tanned but no notable shelf soiling. Price clipped. Supplied in a removable proprietary protective sleeve to prevent further degradation). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale.

Title: BOOKBINDING AND THE CARE OF BOOKS A TEXT-BOOK FOR BOOKBINDERS AND LIBRARIANS

Author Name: DOUGLAS COCKERELL

Illustrator: NOEL ROOKE

Categories: Reference, Books on Books and Series, Arts Crafts Photography,

Edition: 4th Edition

Publisher: LONDON, SIR ISAAC PITMAN: 1948

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 123570

Keywords: Bookbinding, Text Books, Manuals, The Care of Books, Hand Finishing, Reference books, Book Restoration and Repairs, The Care of Books, Douglas Cockerell, Craft Books, Paper craft, ,