Title Bound to be the Best: The Club Bindery, Catalogue of an Exhibition at The Grolier Club
Book Condition Very Good
Edition Limited ed
Publisher Boston Thomas G. Boss Fine Books 2004
Seller ID 1929
550 copies printed. Blue cloth with gilt titles and decorations, 23 by 31.2 cm, 137 pp. plus colophon, illus. Very good with some light scuff marks on the covers and minor bumping to the upper corner of the front cover. A stunning and scarce exhibition catalog, featuring examples from the bindery of Smith and Mansell, the Club Bindery, the Rowfant Bindery, the Booklover’s Shop, and the French binders, a chronology of the Club Bindery, appendices of brass plate dies and tools owned, etc. Includes the essay “Prelude to a Bindery” by Martin Antonetti. Heavily illustrated in both color and black and white, including four tipped-in plates. (os) First Edition.