London: Batsford, (1987),
Reprint. large octavo, boards in dust jacket. (xvi), 250pp. Batsford, Item #234
A concise presentation of information on bookbinders working in major centers, in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. Each section covers principal directories consulted, list of localities and binders, including full addresses and information on business relations, apprenticeships, influence and other matters of interest. With 16 illustrations including bindings by Bailey, Beardsall, Didoge, Ridge, and Sowler. Very fine.