Herbert Percy Horne (1864-1916)
THE BINDING OF BOOKS - BINDING WIENER WERKSTÄTTE
Book format 8°, 21x13 cm, 224 numbered pages, in English. Hardcover, black and ocher leather binding with gold letters and decorative geometric motifs, marked on back endsheet with gold letters Wiener Werkstätte. Textile endsheets with floral black and white décor. First edition. Published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd., London (1894). The binding of books; an essay on the history of gilding of bindings. From the edition Books about Books. Worn spine and black parts of the binding.