Sale 17ND01 | Lot 66

[BOOK ARTS] Two works

Catalogue: The Nelson Doubleday, Jr. Collection
[BOOK ARTS]  Two works

Lot Details

Lot 66
[BOOK ARTS] Two works
, comprising DE VINNE, THEODORE LOW. The Invention of Printing. New York: Hart, 1878. Second edition, inscribed to F.N. Doubleday in 1898. Contemporary three-quarters red morocco. The front endpaper detached; and MATTHEWS, WILLIAM. Modern Bookbinding Practically Considered. New York: Grolier Club, 1889. One of 300 copies. Full morocco gilt, the covers tooled in gilt. Rebacked preserving spine.
De Vinne was a founding member of New York's Grolier Club and he oversaw the printing of Matthew's influential work.

C The Nelson Doubleday, Jr. Collection

Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $437 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $437 (includes buyer's premium)

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The Nelson Doubleday, Jr. Collection

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