Cameo Book-Stamps Figured and Described

London: Edward Arnold, 1911. First edition of the most acclaimed study of the impressing of leather bookbindings with a bookstamp. With 151 illustrations of cameo book-stamps. Subjects include Abraham and Isaac, Anne Boleyn, Charlemagne, Christ, Queen Elizabeth I, the Lion of St. Mark, Philip Melancthon, the Tudor rose, the goddess Fortuna, St. George, etc. Light shelfwear, back hinge just starting to crack, fly-leaves slightly browned. A very good copy. Light brown linen buckram with gilt spine and cover vignette in brown. Large octavo. xvi, [208] pp. Item #14393

Price: $300.00

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