Item #31747 Book Decoration in America 1890-1910. Laurie W. Crichton.
Book Decoration in America 1890-1910.
Book Decoration in America 1890-1910.
Book Decoration in America 1890-1910.
Book Decoration in America 1890-1910.
(Warwick Press)

Book Decoration in America 1890-1910.

Williamstown, MA: Chapin Library, Williams College, 1979. Octavo. 87pp. One of 750 copies designed and printed by Carol Blinn at her Warwick Press. This copy inscribed at the colophon by Blinn, and at the rear flyfleaf by the binder, David Bourbeau, who specially bound this copy at his Thistle Bindery. Included is the stamp created at the motif to the title page and here also applied to the upper cover. Text replete with head- and tail-pieces, and with twelve pages of plates displaying spreads and covers from the exhibition on which this catalog is based. Bourbeau bound this copy in full brown morocco with single rule, spine titling, and title-page motif all in black. Stamp wrapped in matching morocco. Housed in dropback box. Fine. Laid into the box are three examples of Bourbeau's handwriting, including an "out to lunch" message and a sample of marbled paper. Item #31747

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