Formats & Foibles 1956 Blumenthal miniature St. Onge Limited Ed. leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 20th Century Books, Essays, Leather Books, Walter Hart Blumenthal, Miniature Books).
Formats and Foibles: A Few Books Which Might Be Called Curious by Walter Hart Blumenthal.
Published 1956, Worcester, United Kingdom by Achille J. St. Onge.
105 pages. Text in English.
Limited Edition (300 copies) in full burgundy crushed morocco leather with gilt stamped lettering and decorations to both covers and spine; decorated endpapers; hand-made paper. Printed by the Chiswick Press; bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe.
Book is physically old and shows some light signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding remains clean, bright, attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, some light minor edge staining to title and half title leaves, internally still overall clean, well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any small age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 2 1/4" H x 2" W.
Bradbury, Miniature Books, 252.