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(Decorative Binding)

Auction:
2300
Lot:
221
Sold for:
$1,058$900

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2300
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2005 11:00AM

Description:

(Decorative Binding), Moore, Thomas, (1779-1852), Irish Melodies, London: Longman and Co., first edition, illustrated by Maclise, full crushed green levant morocco with gilt inlay and leather onlays by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, with red cloth clamshell box, 4to, (very good). Note: This book was exhibited at the 1939 New York World's Fair as one of the few samples sent by the prominent binders of Great Britain.
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

levant, London, Longman and Co., Great Britain, New York World, Book design, Bookbinding, Graphic design, Inlay, Leather, Longman, Printing, Sutcliffe

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