AMERICAN BOOK-BINDINGS IN THE LIBRARY OF HENRY W. POOR. Illustrated in Gold-Leaf and Colours by Edward Bierstadt.
Jamaica, NY, 1903. 6 x 9. 77 pages, plus 35 superb chromolithographs of bindings. Original ribbed blue cloth gilt. Plates have offset as usual; something acidic has offset onto pastedown. Light wear at extremities, but a clean & bright copy. Item #11336
One of 200 (of 238) numbered copies printed at the Marion Press on handmade paper. Several early American bindings are illustrated; others are late 19th century (Toof, Stikeman, Matthews, Club Bindery, Curtis Walters, Mansell, Maillard, Bradstreet's, et al.). There is an Index of Names.
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