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THOMAS, ALAN G. (1911-1992). - Fine Books. Pleasures and Treasures.

Title: Fine Books. Pleasures and Treasures.
Description: . London 1967. 120 pp. 24 colourplates & 119 illus. 4to. Orbds. Dustjacket.*This engaging and informative volume deals with four particular aspects of the broad subject of the production of fine books. The opening chapter is devoted to early manuscripts. The author then moves on to the wealth of early books. From here he discusses in detail one particular type of beautiful book production - English books with coloured plates from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. His final section describes a more recent phase, the era of the private presses..

Keywords: Librarianshipbuchwesen Bibliography Bibliographie

Price: EUR 12.00 = appr. US$ 13.04 Seller: Frits Knuf Antiquarian Books
- Book number: 69525

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