A G Cram Rare Books: Fine Bindings
found: 9 books

 
BELL, J MUNRO
Chippendale, Sheraton & Hepplewhite Furniture Designs Reproduced & Arranged By J Munro Bell
1900, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, London, Gibbings & Co, 1900. Large folio, xvi, 259p. Reprint of Chippendale's 'Director' (1754), Sheraton's Cabinet Maker (1802) and Hepplewhite's Cabinet Maker (1794). Many b/w illustrations, some additional colour illustrations loosely inserted. Nr fine in an attractive maroon full-calf binding, with gilt title piece & spine decorated in blind and gilt. Marbled endpapers.
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Book number: 002022
GBP 295.00 [Appr.: EURO 342.75 US$ 407.58 | JP¥ 44195]
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BRENAN, GERALD & LINDSAY, W [ED]
A History of the House of Percy from the Earliest Times to the Present Century.
1902, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, 2 vols, Freemantle, London, 1902. Large 8vo, xviii, 393p; x, 495p, partly unopened. Illustrations, some in colour, and genealogies. Endpapers slightly spotted, near fine bright set in original white cloth gilt, top edges gilt, gilt emblem on front covers.
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Book number: 001973
GBP 245.00 [Appr.: EURO 284.75 US$ 338.5 | JP¥ 36704]
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Keywords: Northumberland

 
DALZIEL BROTHERS
A Round of Days. Described in original poems by some of our most celebrated poets, and in pictures by eminent artists, engraved by the brothers Dalziel
1866, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Routledge, London, 1866. 4to, [vi], 93p, 2p cat. Engravings. Bkplt. Neatly re-cased at some time with new endpapers. One page has a small cut to one corner. Minor light foxing, slight wear internally. In the fine green, red, blue and gilt original attractive Sixties binding by John Leighton, 'Dalziel's Fine-Art Gift Book'. McLean, Victorian Book Design. p218; Victorian Publishers Book-Bindings p130. A nice copy.
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Book number: 001863
GBP 475.00 [Appr.: EURO 551.75 US$ 656.27 | JP¥ 71161]
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CESCINSKY, HERBERT
The Gentle Art of Faking Furniture
1931, First Edition. Hard Cover. First ed, London, Chapman & Hall, 1931. 4to, x, 168p. Frontispiece & 292 b/w plates. Nr fine in an attractive black full-calf binding, 2 title pieces, gilt and blind decoration. Marbled endpapers.
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Book number: 002023
GBP 395.00 [Appr.: EURO 459 US$ 545.74 | JP¥ 59176]
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DAGLEY, RICHARD [GASPEY, THOMAS]
Takings or, the Life of a Collegian. A Poem. Illustrated by Twenty-Six Etchings from Designs by R Dagley
1821, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, London, Warren & Whittaker, 1821. Tall 8vo, viii, 32p, [viii], 184p. 16 x 26 cm. 26 attractive hand-coloured plates. Fine, uncut copy in a very fine full straight-grained red morocco binding, full gilt in compartments, marbled endpapers by MORELL, Binder, London. Richard Dagley exhibited irregularly at the Royal Academy between 1785 and 1833.
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Book number: 001917
GBP 895.00 [Appr.: EURO 1039.5 US$ 1236.55 | JP¥ 134083]
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Keywords: Fine Binding

 
GILBERT, CHRISTOPHER
The Life and Works of Thomas Chippendale
1978. Hard Cover. Artline Editions, Bristol, UK, 1978. 4to, 21 x 29 cm, x, 144, 288p. Many b/w illustrations. Additional colour illustrations and auction records loosely inserted. Nr fine in an attractive stained full-calf gilt binding, gilt title piece and spine gilt in compartments. Marbled endpapers.
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Book number: 002021
GBP 300.00 [Appr.: EURO 348.5 US$ 414.48 | JP¥ 44944]
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MAY, FLORENCE.
The Girlhood of Clara Schumann (Clara Wieck and her time). Fine binding by L. Hay-Cooper.
1912, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Arnold, London, 1912. 8vo, xii, 340p. Frontispiece portrait. In an attractive ‘Arts and Crafts’ binding designed by L. Hay-Cooper with the Binder’s Mark dated August 1912. Full green crushed morocco with an elegant gilt design and spine gilt in compartments. With a small card ‘From Miss Pignatel. With best wishes’. The British Library, Binding Index, lists [C. L. H.] L. Hay-Cooper, who worked with the binder S. Bernard. L. Hay-Cooper executed the design and tooling. No examples in the British Library, but one of their books is illustrated in The Studio 1914, special number ‘The Art of the Book’. See also the Victorian Web for the binding of Morris's "The Hollow Land", designed by L. Hay-Cooper and executed by S. Barnard and L. Hay-Cooper. Exhibited New Gallery 1910. Source: The Studio 49 (1910), 112.
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Book number: 002062
GBP 2800.00 [Appr.: EURO 3252 US$ 3868.52 | JP¥ 419476]
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MYER, REGINALD
Chats on Old English Tobacco Jars
1930, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, London, Sampson Low, Marston, [1930]. 4to, xvi, 111p. B/w plates plus 'The Westminster Tobacco Box', [16p], 35 b/w plates. Nr fine in an attractive full 'tobacco-stained' calf binding, spine decorated with gilt ornaments and 2 title pieces. Marbled endpapers.
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Book number: 002025
GBP 295.00 [Appr.: EURO 342.75 US$ 407.58 | JP¥ 44195]
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SHAPLAND, H P
The Practical Decoration of Furniture
1926, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, 3 vols in one, London, Benn, 1926. 4to, xv, 44p (48 b/w plates), xvii, 37p (48 b/w plates), xiv, 15p (48 b/w plates). Nr fine in an attractive full stained calf binding, upper hinge cracking but firm. Gilt title piece, blind decorated spine, gilt inlay decoration to front board.
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Book number: 002024
GBP 295.00 [Appr.: EURO 342.75 US$ 407.58 | JP¥ 44195]
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