Report of the Committee of the Society of Arts on Leather for Bookbinding


SKU: Report leather Category:


Report leather web           London: Published for the Society of Arts by George Bell & Sons, 1905.

           Eleven tipped in color plates. Black and white illustrations in text.

           Twelve tipped in leather samples on the front and back pastedown endpapers.

           Some rubbing to binding. A very good, clean copy.  Edited by Dave L. Tandy.

           This report focuses on the deterioration of leather over the years.

           The appendices provide hints to owners and keepers of libraries,

           thoughts on the fading of colors from leather, etc.