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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore, Md.)
History of bookbinding, 525-1950 A.D.
Baltimore, Maryland : Published by the Trustees of the Walters Art Gallery, 1957
|All Authors / Contributors:||Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore, Md.); Baltimore Museum of Art.|
|Notes:||"Three thousand copies of this catalogue were produced through the facilities of the John D. Lucas Company, Baltimore, Md. The type faces used throughout are 8 and 10 pt. Granjon Light by the Mergenthaler Linotype Company with the display in Garamont Light No. 248 prepared by the Lanston Monotype Company. The text pages were letterpress printed on 70 lb. basic white Gainsborough Text from the Hamilton Paper Company. The plate portion was printed by letterpress on 80 lb. basis white Lustro Gloss from the S.D. Warren Paper Company. All of these papers were furnished through The Barton, Duer & Koch Paper Company, Baltimore. The engravings in the plate section were made by The Advertisers Engraving Company and The Publicity Engraving Company. Moore and Company, Baltimore, were the binders for this publication."--Title page verso.
Errata slip inserted.
|Description:||xi, , 275,  pages, CVI pages of plates : illustrations ; 28 cm|
|Contents:||Treasure bindings of the Middle Ages and later --
Near Eastern bindings --
Greek and Armenian bindings --
Medieval bindings of Europe --
Renaissance bindings --
Seventeenth century --
Eighteenth century --
Nineteenth and early twentieth century --
Russia 18th-20th century --
America 17th-19th century --
Contemporary French binding --
Trade bindings 19th century --
Contemporary artists' wrapper designs --
|Responsibility:||organized by the Walters Art Gallery and presented in cooperation with the Baltimore Museum of Art.|