GRUEL, Léon. Manuel Historique et Bibliographique de L’Amateur de Relieures

Paris, Gruel & Engelmann, 1887.


Limited edition (700 copies in “papier Vélin de Rives”, nos 301-1000: 799). Large 4to. 1 vol (of 2). 186, (2) pp., with 66 fine plates, colour heliogravures and b/w chromolithographies, some folding, some with gold. Title in red and black. Original printed wrappers bound in. Beautiful morocco gilt binding with spine ion 6 compartments with decorative raised bands. The second volume was printed much later. An excellent copy.