Maioli, Canevari and Others. G. D. Hobson.

Maioli, Canevari and Others

London, Eng. Ernest Benn, 1926. Hardcover. xvi, 178 p.: in-text drawings, 64 leaves of plates, of which 6 are color plates; 28 cm. Blue cloth with gilt-stamped spine title. No dust jacket. Former owner's name at head of p. 1: Parker Morell. Monographs on bookbinding, no. 1. Contents: I. On a group of bindings decorated with plaquettes. II. Sixteenth-century bindings with architectural decoration. III. Thomae Maioli et amicorum. IV. Apollonio Filareto and his bindings. V. The great Canevari myth. Appendix. A note on the date and origin of Grolier's bindings. In Very Good Condition: cover slightly soiled; spine sunned; ends of spine frayed with slight loss of cloth; corners bumped; text is lightly foxed; plates are clean and bright. Very Good. Item #000797

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