Category: Bindings

THE IDEAL BOOK OR BOOK BEAUTIFUL Stock code: 14183

Author / Artist:

Cobden-Sanderson, T. J.

Publisher:

London: The Doves Press. 1900

Description:

First edition. Limited edition. Publisher's original limp vellum with titles in gilt to the spine. Pritned on specially watermarked handmade paper printed entirely in black in 'Doves' face type. The Doves Press stamp to the inner rear pastedown, as called for. A superb fine copy, the binding firm and square, the contents with some wrinkling to the pastedowns are clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps.

Price:

£1,300.00

Notes:

One of 300 copies (there were also 10 on vellum). The second book produced by The Doves Press and a seminal work of the Arts and Crafts movement.