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    [Book Arts]. Léon Gruel. LIMITED. Manuel Historique et Bibliographique de L'amateur de Reliures. Paris: Gruel & Engelmann, 1887. Edition limited to 1,000 total copies, of which this is number 234. Profusely illustrated with over 100 tinted and color plates, mostly heliogravures, some folding, some with gilt. Large quarto. Beautifully bound in contemporary half-morocco over marbled boards with raised bands and spine lettered in gilt. All edges gilt. Some rubbing, bumping, soiling and edgewear to extremities. Some minor toning to pages. With bookplates of Leon Gruel, Oscar Aurelius Morgner, and The Typographic Library and Museum of the American Type Founders Company. Very good.


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    June, 2015
    25th Thursday
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