Item #31857 Catalogue des livres anciens en reliures d'epoque signees; provenant de la bibliotheque particuliere de M. Fr. Wheeler. L. Giraud-Badin, firm.
Catalogue des livres anciens en reliures d'epoque signees; provenant de la bibliotheque particuliere de M. Fr. Wheeler

Catalogue des livres anciens en reliures d'epoque signees; provenant de la bibliotheque particuliere de M. Fr. Wheeler

Paris: L. Giraud-Badin, 1932. First edition. Soft cover (plain paper covers). 60p, a few line ills. of binders' stamps. No ills. of the bindings. Introd. by Seymour de Ricci. Good. Item #31857

Auction catalogue of 169 lots of signed bindings, with many 17th-19th-century examples; some emphasis on France. Listed by binder, with an author index. Laid in: TLs from dealer Arthur Rau to a potential client, enclosing the catalogue. "Mr. Wheeler's collection of signed bindings by famous artists is, with the exception of that formed by the late Mr. [Mortimer] Schiff, the only one of its kind in existence. . . . In present conditions it might be possible for you to purchase at this sale for very low prices. . . . I should be glad to execute any bids [etc. etc.]." Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.

Price: $40.00

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