Charlesworth (Michael L.)

J.B. Oldham 1882-1962

Shrewsbury, [for the author], 1986
(22.5 cm), 97 pp., [8] p. of plates. Publisher’s boards, dust jacket. - Biography of the teacher and bookbinding historian J.B. (James Basil) Oldham, gold medallist of The Bibliographical Society. “Mr Charlesworth may not be aware enough of the importance of Oldham’s work, but equally we were not aware of the unusual personal story that lay behind it” (from a notice in The Book Collector, Spring 1987, pp.121-122). First edition. ¶ Excellent, unmarked copy.
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