Book Binding 1924 John Pleger Printing Methods Book Anatomy & Binding ReferenceBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Book, Illustrated Books, Book Binding, Printing, Anatomy of a Book).
Book Binding, by John J. Pledger.
Published 1924, Chicago by the Inland Printer Company.
425 pages. Text in English. Frontis portrait. Illustrated throughout including one special colored gilt page printed on cloth.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed ruled covers. Old institutional blind stamp on title page.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, yet still remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is clean, internally well preserved, little staining or soiling, any flaws of a minor type unworthy of specific mention.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 8 3/4" H x 6" W.