Binding by Gustaf (1859-1920) and Arvid Hedberg (1872-1949) View larger
Binding by Gustaf (1859-1920) and Arvid Hedberg (1872-1949)
  • Binding by Gustaf (1859-1920) and Arvid Hedberg (1872-1949)
  • The Charles XII Bible (1703) bound in a shop operated by Henrik III Keyser, printer to the university in Uppsala
Rudbeck (Johannes), 1867-1935

Svenska Bokband under nyare tiden : Bidrag til svensk bokbinderhistoria : 1521-1718 § 2: 1718-1809 § 3: 1809-1880

Stockholm, Föreningen för Bokhandtverk, 1910-1914
Three parts in one volume (31.5 cm), I (1910): xxx, 156 (2) pp., 84 illustrations (4 in colour). II (1913): xxvii (1), 86 (2) pp., 45 illustrations (2 in colour). III (1914): xxvii (1), 82 (2) pp. 41 illustrations (2 in colour). In a fine binding by Gustaf and Arvid Hedberg, Stockholm; edges gilt (original upper-wrappers bound-in). - “The standard work on book-binding in Sweden” (Lindberg), compiled by a prominent Swedish book collector and bibliographical scholar. “A pioneer work, distinguished by [Rudbeck’s] knowledge of bindings not only in public libraries but also in several important private collections” (Sten G. Lindberg, Swedish books 1280-1967, Stockholm 1968, p.61 no. 86 and p.84). ¶ Immaculate copy.
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