New York and London: Hafner Publishing Company, (1963). 8vo. Blue cloth binding. But for a few minor flaws this book and it's dust jacket are in fine condition. Tight, clean, barely read. But there is tape residue on front and back covers and on jacket where it was taped to the book. Library ID sticker at the bottom of jacket spine. Top edge of text block has blue line marking out previous stamp. Free front endpaper has blue mark covering a name in the top front corner. / Jacket is crisp and as new except for defects listed above. Item #145
307 pp. including appendices and extensive index. 11 black and white plates illustrating vintage antique bindings. Explanatory illustrations throughout the text. Full color frontispiece showing popular decorated papers used in England during the seventeenth eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.