McLean (Ruari), 1917-2006

Victorian publishers' book-bindings in paper

London, Gordon Fraser, 1983
(30.5 cm), 112 pp., illustrations (some in colour). Publisher’s illustrated paper boards, quarter-bound in blue cloth; gilt spine. Publisher’s opaque paper dust jacket. - A companion book to the author’s study on cloth and leather bindings, published in 1973. It contains numerous illustrations of books published after 1800 in Britain, France, and the United States. Much attention is devoted to bindings in papier-mâché (the author illustrates all those he knows to be extant). ¶ Fine copy.
Subjects
Bookbinding - United Kingdom, 1801-1900
Bookbindings, Paper
Authors/Creators
McLean, Ruari, 1917-2006
ISBN
0860920658
9780860920656
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