The kingdom of books / by William Dana Orcutt.


1st impression of the trade ed.. Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 1927.

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Subjects Bookbinding.
Books.
Illustration des livres.
Illustration of books.
Imprimerie -- Histoire.
Livres -- Histoire.
Printing.
Reliure.
Description xii, 290, [1] pages, [33] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color), facsimiles, portraits ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1927.
Notes "L'envoi": pages 267-268.
"The cover, a modern adaptation of the Nicolas Ève fanfare design, used on a copy of Valerii Maximi Dictorum, Antwerp, 1574, is designed by Enrico Monetti."--Page [291].
Col. frontispiece has guard sheet w/decorative letter-press.
Contains more than 90 full-page illustrations in addition to the plates.
Preceded by an edition limited to 475 signed copies, 25 of them hors commerce.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prime ministers to the book -- Modern masters of typography -- Books "al fresco" -- Books in the cradle -- The book in full dress -- The clothing of books -- A personality and a shrine.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)18998677
(OCoLC)ocm18998677
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WorldCat Identities Orcutt, William Dana, 1870-1953.
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