London: Printed for the Burlington Fine Arts Club, 1891. lxi pp., 1 lv., 132 pp. Illus. with color folding frontis & CXIII (i.e. 114) plates. (111 colored), each plate with guard sheet with descriptive letterpress. Folio. Modern brown cloth with original titles from front board laid down. First edition. A near fine copy. Breslauer, The Uses of Bookbinding Literature, pp. 25 & 31. Item #35046
A lavishly illustrated catalogue of a comprehensive loan exhibition of nearly nine hundred decorated bindings from some of Britain's foremost institutions and collectors. A useful but by now somewhat scarce record.