London. Seeley and Co. Ltd., 1893. Illustrated throughout with full page colour and monochrome plate engravings w/ additional drawings, decorations en texte. Thick Folio (10.5" x 14"). Bound in 3/4 gilt ruled calfskin and cloth covered boards. Elaborate gilt ruled spine compartments with ornate gilt tooled motifs. Gilt tooled raised bands. Gilt titles. a.e.g.
A superb collection of engravings, most especially a collection of full page illuminated coloured facsimiles of book bindings in relief.
Covers well rubbed. Evident repairs to front and rear hinges. Inner hinges neatly taped. Covers well attatched. Blank prelim creased and foxed, else clean and crisp internals.