A Primer to Bookbinding, Francis W. Grimm, 1939, SIGNED, Fine w/Very Good DJ

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A Primer to Bookbinding
Author:
Francis W. Grimm
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Company
Release Date:
1939
Seller Category:
BOOKS ON BOOKS
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Condition:
Used: Excellent
Sku: 00399
Notes: A Fine book in a Very Good dust jacket, Near Fine overall, SIGNED, 8vo, 8 1/4" x 6 1/2." Yellow cloth-covered boards in a multicolored paper dust jacket. Black front panel with pale yellow spine on dust jacket. Black lettering to dust jacket spine. Covers pristine and intact except for slight darkening; sharp tips, binding tight. Dust wrapper jacket clean and intact overall except for age toning and several small surface chips along the tips, edges, and head and tail of spine. Dust jacket protected by a paper-backed Brodart sleeve, not price-clipped. Pages have minuscule age toning, else pristine and intact. Signed by the author in black ink on front free endpaper: "For:-- Mrs. J. F. [?] Hall [?], Sincerely, Francis W. Grimm." Replete with black-and-white photographic plates and instructional diagrams. 66 pp., including in-text illustrations, + plates. A concise introductory guide to bookbinding. Excerpt from front flap: "Here is a book that gives the elements of bookbinding so clearly that even a beginner will encounter no difficulty in doing the work at home. Everyday tools and easily available material are all that are necessary. The author starts with the simplest kind of binding and then describes progressively more elaborate types." Printed by the Riverside Press of Cambridge, Massachusetts.