Early Printed Books. E. Gordon DUFF.
Early Printed Books.

Early Printed Books.

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1893,

First Edition. octavo, maroon buckram. xii, 219pp. Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, Item #29507

Part of the Books About Books Series edited by Alfred W. Pollard. With 11 plates. With chapters on Caxton, Wynkyn De Worde, Bookbinding as well as on the collecting and description of early printed books. "This is still a standard short work on the introduction of printing into the principal countries and towns of Europe. It includes a study of bookbinding in the period, and advice on the collecting and describing of early printed books, followed by an index of printers and places." Meyers, The British Book Trade, p. 249. With the bookplate of Dr. Eugene S. Flamm, neurosurgeon, bibliophile and former president of the Grolier Club, with his notation, "New York, 25 February 1976" on the front endpaper. Spine and the edges of the covers faded.

Price: $45.00