On Art Binding; A Monograph Illustrated with Multicolor Frontispiece and Half-tone Cuts from Original Designs. Otto Zahn.
On Art Binding; A Monograph Illustrated with Multicolor Frontispiece and Half-tone Cuts from Original Designs

On Art Binding; A Monograph Illustrated with Multicolor Frontispiece and Half-tone Cuts from Original Designs

Memphis: S.C. Toof & Company, 1904. First edition. Stiff Wraps. 54 pages. 16 x 13 cm. Twelve of his bindings printed in black and white on glossy stock recto only. Zahn was a German born master printer -- all his bindings could be opened to their fullest without the slightest crack. S. C. Toof & Co. is the oldest printing company in the Memphis area and is still in existence in 2008 under the name Toof Commercial Printing Co., with a business address on S Cooper St. in Memphis. Bookplate of John Clyde Oswald. The latter, was an author, president of the National Arts Club, and the editor of The American Printer magazine. Nicks with slight loss at backstrip and fore-edges. Orig. gray printed wrappers. Very good. Item #23253

Price: $135.00

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