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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.  =20

A selection from our stock.
All books are 8vo and published in London unless otherwise described.

Prices in British Pounds (GBP)

GOODYEAR (F.) Teaching Bookbinding Craft in Schools. A Course for Juniors
and Seniors. Evans Brothers Ltd. N.D., [c.1925].=20
        GBP 18=20
First Edition, 4to, ex-library, 15 plates, 30 illustrs., in the text, orig.
cloth, a little faded.=20

GREENHILL (David) David Greenhill, Master Printer. By his Daughter Miriam
Leech in Collaboration with Charles F. Cook. Privately Printed [Sun Printers
Ltd.] [1950.]=20
        GBP 25=20
First Edition, 4to, coloured frontis., 24 plates (some coloured), orig.
quarter vellum, t.e.g.=20

HARTHAN (John P.) Bookbindings. Victoria & Albert Museum. 1950.=20
        GBP 10=20
First Edition, 67 illustrs., orig. printed wrappers.=20

JACKSON (Holbrook) The Printing of Books. Cassell & Company Ltd. 1947.=20
        GBP 18=20
Second Edition, numerous illustrs., throughout, orig. cloth.=20

KERSTEN (Paul) Der Exakte Bucheinband. Der Gute Halbfranzband der
K=FCnstlerische Ganzlederband die Handergoldung der Einband mit Echten=
der Pergamentband. Nebst einem Beiwort: ``Entwurf des Bucheinbandes'' von L.
S=FCtterlin. Wilhelm Knapp, Halle a.d. Saale. 1912.=20
        GBP 225=20
Second Edition, expanded and corrected, 4to, 48pp. of illustrs., depicting
136 bindings, 11 plates with 84 actual samples of various paper, quarter
morocco, uncut, a nice copy.=20
Paul Kersten on the technique of precision handbinding, bradels, full
leather bindings, finishing, gilding and vellum bindings. A classical work.=

LEATHER SAMPLES.  Acid Browns on Full Chrome Calf. Imperial Chemical
Industries Ltd. N.D., [c. 1930].=20
        GBP 18=20
26 Leather samples, orig. cloth.=20

LINDLEY (Kenneth) The Woodblock Engravers. David & Charles. 1970.=20
        GBP 20=20
First Edition, illustrs., throughout, orig. cloth, d.w.=20


MAGGS BROS.  Bookbindings of Great Britain, Sixteenth to the Twentieth
Century. Catalogue No. 845. Maggs Bros. 1957.=20
        GBP 48=20
Small 4to, frontis., 65 plates, orig. printed wrappers, 222 items.=20

MAGGS BROS.  Bookbinding in Great Britain; Sixteenth to the Twentieth
Century. Catalogue No. 893.  1964.=20
        GBP 35=20
Small 4to, limited edition, frontis., 85 plates, printed wrappers, 225=

MAGGS BROS.  Provincial Bookbinding in Great Britain, Sixteenth to the
Twentieth Century. Catalogue No. 1014. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1981.=20
        GBP 30=20
Frontis., 39 plates, printed wrappers, 100 items.=20

TERMS OF SALE: All books are offered subject to prior sale. Any item found
unsatisfactory may be returned within seven days of receipt. Payment may be
made by Sterling or US Dollar cheque, Mastercard or Visacard. Libraries can
be billed. Postal charges are extra. Phone, fax or e-mail to reserve.

William Laywood
Forest Books
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