FORMULAS FOR BOOKBINDERS Louis H. Kinder 1905 Signed 7/490 Book Binding Printing. A very scarce signed copy of this unique title. This copy is #7 of 490 printed of this limited edition printing, signed by Kinder on edition page.Includes two B&W illustration plates, one as frontispiece. Book covers a collection of trade formulas which are the results of 25 years of the study and practice of binding books. Topics covered include tooling in gold, edge gilding, marbling, stamping and various other arts of bookbinding, Includes an illustreated 8 page leaflet: "Leather Bookbindings: How to Preserve Them" (#398 of the US Department of Agriculture). 115 pages with index, 9 X 11.5 inches. Printed by The Roycrofters, East Aurora, NY. Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition. Lightweight boards have endured over 100 years of careful use: 1/4-bound cloth with printed paper. Interior is artfully printed on fine parchment-colored paper.
This book is delicate, with definite edgewear, moderate scuffing along spine, as well as general aging, wear and soiling to boards. Binding is fragile; a signature or 2 may be shaken loose. Red cloth spine features white title sticker which also exhibits scuffing. Interior has a slight musty smell.
6" x 9" leaflet is in very good condition. More photos available upon request.
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The item "FORMULAS FOR BOOKBINDERS Louis H. Kinder 1905 Signed 7/490 Book Binding Printing" is in sale since Wednesday, January 7, 2015. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "panoply57" and is located in Lambertville, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.