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FOREST BOOKS, Specializing in Bibliography, Bookbinding, Book Catalogues,
Book Collecting, Book Trade, Books about Books, Palaeography, Paper,
Printing, Reference Works, Typography &c. Catalogues issued regularly and
sent free on request.

A selection from our stock.

All books are 8vo and published in London unless otherwise described.

Prices in British Pounds (GBP)

BAKER (Charles) Editor. Bibliography of British Book Illustrators 1860-1900.
Birmingham Bookshop. 1978.
GBP 35
First Edition, small 4to, limited edition, coloured frontis., numerous
illustrs., orig. cloth, d.w. rubbed.

BLADES (William) The Enemies of Books. The Book Lover's Library. Elliot
Stock. 1902.
GBP 20
Popular Edition, small 8vo, orig. cloth.

[BOLTON (Clare) Payhembury Marbled Papers Sampler. The Alembic Press,
Winchester. 1987.
GBP 75
First Edition, 4to, limited to 145 copies, 26 tipped in orig. marbled paper
samples, orig. cloth, gilt, uncut, out of print.
Describing the work of marbler Katherine Davis.

BONDY (Louis W.) Miniature Books. Their History from the Beginnings to the
Present Day. Sheppard Press. 1981.
GBP 45
First Edition, coloured frontis., 60 illustrs., orig. cloth, d.w.
Deals chronologically and in detail with their development, with changes in
taste and fashion and with technical advances.

CARTER (Harry) & VERVLIET (H.D.L.) Civilite Types. Oxford Bibliographical
Society. 1966.
GBP 50
First Edition, frontis., 57 illustrs., orig. cloth-backed boards.

CHAMBERS (Anne) The Principal Antique Patterns of Marbled Papers. Made and
Described by Anne Chambers with an Introduction by Bernard Middleton. The
Cygnet Press, Burford. 1984.
GBP 75
First Edition, 14 tipped-in samples of marbled paper, orig. pale blue paper
over boards, in glassine wrapper, top corner lightly bumped.

COCKERELL (Douglas) Bookbinding as a School Subject. [Stage I-IV]. G.W.
Russell & Son Ltd. Hitchin. [c.1930.]
GBP 32
5 Parts, illustrs., throughout, 1 samples of marbled paper, orig. printed
Part 1: Binding books of one section.
Part 2: Binding books of more than one section in cloth.
Part 3: Cutting edges and binding in half and whole leather.
Part 4: Lettering and simple tooling.
Part 5: Marbling Paper.

ELLENPORT (Samuel B.) The Future of Hand-Bookbinding. The Harcourt Bindery,
Boston. 1993.
GBP 85
One of 150 numbered and signed copies, illustrs., cloth. New.
This important and provocative study identifies trends within the craft
since WWII, carrying them through the present and into the future.

FLETCHER (W.Y.) Bookbinding in France. Seeley and Co., Ltd., 1895.
GBP 45
First Edition, small 4to, coloured frontis., 7 chromolithographs of
bindings, 31 illustrs., (some full page), quarter calf, uncut.

FRANKLIN (Colin) The Private Presses. [Daniel, Kelmscott, Vale, Eragny,
Caradoc, Ashendene, Essex House, Dove, Golden Cockerel, Gregynog &
Shakespeare Head.] Studio Vista. 1969.
GBP 35
First Edition, 15 plates, 6 illustrs., in the text, orig. cloth, d.w.
An invaluable select bibliography of the press books.

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unsatisfactory may be returned within seven days of receipt. Payment may be
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