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Trade Catalogue of Tools attributed to Bell & Tomkin

Auction:
2502
Lot:
381
Sold for:
$2,133$1,800

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Trade Catalogue of Tools attributed to Bell & Tomkin, probably Sheffield, c. 1840, 56 engraved plates, two folding, on wove paper in apparently contemporary marbled paper binding with cloth spine.
Estimate $800-1,200

Although unsigned, Crom's notes and archival jacket state this catalogue is by Bell and Tomkin due to his research on this firm, minor losses on soft cover.

Keywords

Book design, Bookbinding, Graphic design, Printing