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Craig (Maurice), 1919-2011

Irish bookbindings 1600-1800

London, Cassell & Co. Ltd, 1954
(32 cm), x, 47 pp., 59 plates (one in colour). Publisher’s blue cloth, printed dust jacket (Brodart dust jacket protector). - The first full-scale monograph on Irish bookbindings. Examining the various styles and tools used, Craig isolated the work of individual shops which he identified as Parliamentary Binders A and B, the College Binder, the Rawdon Binder, etc. ¶ Wrapper slightly finger-stained; otherwise an excellent, unmarked copy.
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