Dudin, M. THE ART OF THE BOOKBINDER AND GILDER. By M. Dudin 1772. Translated into English by Richard MacIntyre Atkinson. Impl. 4to, First Edition; pp. xiv, 130(last blank); 16 full-page facsimile plates from the original edition, glossary of terms; original half green calf, gilt, with canvas sides (the sides very slightly mottled); top edge gilt, others uncut; a fine copy; scarce. Leeds, England; The Elmete Press; 1977.
***A limited edition of 490 numbered copies, this is the first edition in English of 'L'Art du Relieur Doreur de Livres' which was published by the French Royal Academy of Sciences in 1772. A most attractively produced book of considerable practical interest. #59145

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