Women Bookbinders 1880-1920.

By: TIDCOMBE, Marianne.

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1st edition. A short general survey giving a brief account of the lives and work of women who started bookbinding before the First World War. Chapters: I.Historical Introduction; II.Women Trade Binders at the End of the 19th Century; III.Embroidered Bookbindings; Painted Vellum Bindings; Vernis sans Odeur; Vellucent Bindings; Sutherland Bindings; Metalwork Bindings, Clasps and Bosses; Cosway Bindings; Fore-Edge Painting; IV.Modelled Leather Bindings, and Pokerwork; V.Sarah Treverbian Prideaux; VI.Frank Karslake and The Guild of Women Binders; VII.Katharine Adams; VIII.Sybil Pye; IX.Pupils, and Other Women Bookbinders; X.Women Binders in America and Elsewhere Abroad. Appendices: 1.Sarah Prideaux's Tools, and a List of her Bindings; 2.Katharine Adams' Tools, and a List of her Bindings; 3.Sybil Pye's Tools, and a List of her Bindings; 4.A List of Women and Groups Associated with the Guild of Women Binders; 5.Bindings by Elizabeth M.MacColl; 6.Some Women Binders Not Mentioned in the Text; 7.List of British Women in charge of Bookbinder's Shops, 1648-1901. 25cms x 18cms x 2cms. pp;240, 46 colour plates + 142 figure illustrations. Green cloth spine with green & white patterned paper-covered boards, original glassine wrap. VG/VG.

Title: Women Bookbinders 1880-1920.

Author Name: TIDCOMBE, Marianne.

ISBN Number: 0712304118

ISBN-13: 9780712304115

Location Published: Published by The British Library & Oak Knoll, 1996. 0712304118

Categories: BOOKS

Seller ID: 48863

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