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Early American Book-Bindings: From the Collection of Michael Papantonio by  Michael Papantonio - Paperback - First Edition - 1972 - from Structure, Verses, Agency Books - Member, I.O.B.A. (SKU: 350843)

Early American Book-Bindings: From the Collection of Michael Papantonio

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Early American Book-Bindings: From the Collection of Michael Papantonio

by Papantonio, Michael

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New York: Amer Antiquarian Society, 1972. First Edition. Softcover. Near Fine. Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. x [1]. 1-89 pp., profusely illustrated, bound tightly in the original printed wrappers, a lovely exhibition catalogue of an important collection of 61 American bindings each being illustrated with a full-page plate. Printed by Meriden Gravure and The Stinehour Press, complete with an index of binders, owners and binders. Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

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book dealer
Structure, Verses, Agency Books - Member, I.O.B.A. US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
350843
Title
Early American Book-Bindings: From the Collection of Michael Papantonio
Author
Papantonio, Michael
Format/binding
Softcover
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Amer Antiquarian Society
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1972
Keywords
Michael Papantonio|Early American Bookbindings

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About Structure, Verses, Agency Books - Member, I.O.B.A.

Occasionally rare, frequently scarce, always fine, or is that Fine? Structure, Verses, Agency Books, located now in Spray, Oregon, has currently about 2,000 works and will have ultimately about 4,500 items available for purchase on-line. We specialize in the fine arts (painting, the decorative arts, photography, sculpture, Jewish art and artists, art history, art movements), but also carry fine antiquarian tomes, works in the French language, Western Americana, poetry, the social sciences, and some modern first editions. We also selectively purchase books and collections thereof if we can drive to them. We also offer appraisals and advice about library-building.We also offer a book-of-the-month club, called Once Upon a Tome. Ask about a subscription thereto. Thanks!

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