Hispanic Society of America, New York, 1967,:
Seller ID: 111692
PENNEY, Clara Louisa. An Album of Selected Bookbindings. Photography by Margaret Elizabeth Jackson and Ann Lister Siebert. New York : The Hispanic So0ciety of America, 1967. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xv,(1),1-18,(2), colour frontispiece + 60 full-page black-and-white plates. Large 8vo, maroon cloth,glt lettering to spine, gilt Hispanic Society of America crest to front bo ard. "These sixty-one plates, including a frontispiece in color, offer examples of the binder' craft in Spain through sx centuries. The craftsmen wereMoors living under Christian domination until they were exiled by Phili... View More...