De Bray (Dirk) - Binding of books.


De Bray (Dirk) - Binding of books.

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Dirk de Bray: A Short Instruction in the Binding of Books, followed by a note on the gilding of the edges by Ambrosius Vermerck. With an introduction and a paraphrase by K. van der Horst and C. der Wolf. Translated by H.S. Lake. 2 vols, boxed, pp.87 & ff.48, Nico Israel, Amsterdam, 1977.

One of 600 copies; text (and illustrations) in orange and black; the smaller volume being a colour facsimile of de Bray's work on bookbinding (1658). Both in decorative printed wrappers. Boxed. A fine copy.

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