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Loudon (James Hamilton), born 1910

James Scott and William Scott, bookbinders

London, Scolar Press / National Library of Scotland, 1980
(28 cm), xxvi, 414 pp., colour plate, 163 black & white plates. Publisher’s cloth, pictorial dust jacket; original plain card slipcase. - Descriptions of all known bindings by the preeminent Edinburgh binders of the eighteenth century (126 for James and 15 for William, as well as two examples of James Scott imitations and 14 ambiguous bindings). Census of tools used by both binders. Reviewed by in Jan Storm van Leeuwen, in Quaerendo, volume 11, 1981, pp.233-237. ¶ Faultless copy. Publisher’s prospectus loosely inserted.
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