Lot 138 of 377:
Beautifuly illustrated catalogue of American bookbindings  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$270
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Title:
American Bookbindings in the Library of Henry William Poor
Author:
Du Bois, Henri Pene
Place:
Jamaica, New York
Publisher:
George D. Smith
Date:
1903
Description:

Illustrated in Gold-leaf and Colors by Edward Bierstadt. Frontis and 39 chromolithographed plates. 8vo, original gray-green cloth, gilt lettering. Printed at the Marion Press. First edition, number 164 of 200 numbered copies on Dutch handmade paper.

An elaborate and beautiful catalogue of American bindings, with striking color plates.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Bookplate on the front paste-down of Charles Walker Andrews. Binding slightly worn and soiled; some offsetting from the plates; very good.
 
Item number:
300124
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