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John Franklin Mowery bookbindings an exhibition in the Watson Library of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, January 26 to February 26, 1982

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Published by The Museum in New York .
Written in English


  • Mowery, John Franklin,
  • Bookbinding -- Exhibitions

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Edition Notes

Edition limited to 500 copies

ContributionsMetropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Library
The Physical Object
Pagination[47] p. :
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15229922M

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JOHN FRANKLIN MOWERY BOOKBINDINGS, AN EXHIBITION IN THE WATSON LIBRARY OF THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART. New York: Watson Library, small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (48) pages. S-K One of five hundred numbered and signed copies. With an introduction by T. Peter Kraus. Illustrated.   Bearman, Frederick, Nati H. Krivatsy, and J. Franklin Mowery. Fine and Historic Bookbindings from the Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, DC: The Folger Shakespeare Library, Bennett, Stuart. Trade Bookbinding in the British Isles, New Castle, Deleware and London: Oak Knoll Press and The British Library, Book. Illus. by 19 illustrations ob artistic bound books, plus illustrations of content. Fine. Soft cover. 1st Edition. Fine copy, inside and out. Frank Mowery was one of the finest design binders in the United States, and this exhibition catalog confirms his artistic sensibilities in the book arts. Read more. 1. Author(s): Bearman,Frederick A; Krivatsy,Nati; Mowery,John Franklin; Folger Shakespeare Library. Title(s): Fine and historic bookbindings from the Folger Shakespeare Library/ by Frederick A. Bearman, Nati H. Krivatsy, J. Franklin Mowery ; with an introduction by Anthony Hobson ; .

John Franklin Mowery, Bookbindings, catalog of an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Jan. Feb. 26, About 40 pp. No color photographs, but many full-page black and white illustrations, making details easily visible.   Lot in the Artcurial auction in June is a book that remained unsold at the Bloomsbury auction. It is a copy of Daphnis and Chloe with wood-engravings by Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon ().Van der Marck ordered a binding for it by the American bookbinder and paper conservator J. Franklin Mowery: a black morocco binding, ruled in blind in blocks of diagonal rules .   Fine and Historic Bookbindings from the Folger Shakespeare Library by Frederick A. Bearman; Nati Krivatsy; John Franklin Mowery; Folger Shakespeare Library Staff (Contribution by) ISBN: Publication Date: London: John W. Parker and Son, West Strand. London: Printed by Levey, Robson, and Franklin, Great New Street and Fetter Lane. Book sixe: xx Pallet size: 27x1mm. Trench (Richard C.) Notes on the parables of our Lord eighth edition.