London: Zaehnsdorf, Ltd, 1952,
First Edition. small octavo, original printed heavy paper wrappers. (16)pp., stapled. Zaehnsdorf, Ltd, Item #29992
With wood engravings by Gwendolen Raverat and photographic illustrations of completed bindings. Zaehnsdorf's address on the front wrapper and inside front wrapper have been neatly marked out in ink. Calling card of Anthony J. Rainbird, Managing Director, Zaehnsdorf Binders, tipped inside front wrapper (another example of the card loosely inserted. One small paragraph in the text regarding the making of blotting pads has been neatly crossed through. Laid in is a one page, TLS from Anthony Rainbird (signed "Tony"): "...I have spoken to Sandy Jackson, the paper expert...he would be delighted to meet you...You will enjoy meeting Sandy and I think you will find that you will not be disappointed, what he doesn't know about paper you can write on a pin-head!" A fine, clean copy.