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The kingdom of books / by William Dana Orcutt.

Author / Creator Orcutt, William Dana, 1870-1953.
Edition [Trade edition].
Imprint Boston : Little, Brown & Co., 1927.
Description [8], ix-xii, [2, 3-290, [2] pages, 32 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (1 color), facsimiles, portraits ; 25 cm
Language English
Subject Books.
Printing.
Illustration of books.
Bookbinding.
Livres -- Histoire.
Imprimerie -- Histoire.
Illustration des livres.
Reliure.
Bookbinding.
Books.
Illustration of books.
Printing.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/2247068
Notes 1st impression of the trade ed.
Preceded by an edition limited to 475 signed copies.
Contains more than 90 full-page illustration including the plates.
Colored frontispiece has guard sheet with decorative letter-press.
"L'envoi": pages 267-268.
"The cover, a modern adaptation of the Nicolas Ève fanfare design, used on a copy of Valerii Maximi Dictorum, Antwerp, 1574, is designed by Enrico Monetti."--Page [291].
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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