Nixon (Howard M.), 1909-1983

Five centuries of English bookbinding

London, Scolar Press, 1979
(26 cm), 232 (10) pp., 100 plates. Publisher’s beige cloth, dust jacket. - Anthology of the author’s contributions to The Book Collector over twenty-five years. The bindings, all previously unpublished, range from Caxton up to 1928. Reprint of 1978 edition. “Invaluable” (Anthony Hobson, in Grolier 2000: a further Grolier Club biographical retrospective, New York 2000, p.258). ¶ Price clipped from dust jacket. Very good, unmarked copy.