Lot 68 of 205:
Ingoldsby Legends bound by Guild of Women-Binders  

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Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
WITHDRAWN - The Ingoldsby Legends; Or Mirth & Marvels - finely bound by The Guild of Women-Binders

Author:
Ingoldsby, Thomas [pseud of Richard Barham].

Place:
London and New York

Publisher:
John Lane

Date:
1911

Description:

xx. 640 pp. Illustrated throughout by Herbert Cole. (8vo),  finely bound in gilt-decorated embossed morocco, with decorative endpapers, marbled top edge. 

Wonderfully illustrated edition of Ingoldsby's legends. This copy uniquely and exquisitely bound by The Guild of Women-Binders, with an elaborately embossed, gilt decorated cover and gilt decorated spine. 

The Guild of Women-Binders was an organization founded to promote and distribute the work of women bookbinders at the turn of the 20th century. It helped sell bindings produced by women binders already practicing, and instituted training programs to teach other women.


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Condition:
A bit of light wear to binding with very mild bumps to corners; near fine.


 
Item number:
292645
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