[Binding, Fine- Guild of Women Binders, Florence de Rheims] Picturesque Westminster. . Being a collection of sketches illustrating historic landmarks and places of interest in the ancient city of Westminster.

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[Binding, Fine- Guild of Women Binders, Florence de Rheims] Picturesque Westminster. . Being a collection of sketches illustrating historic landmarks and places of interest in the ancient city of Westminster.

London: Carl Hentscel, 1902.

Superbly bound in full brown niger with exquisite and classic Guild design in blind and impressed in darker color, by Florence de Rheims. One of the larger bindings to be produced by the Guild. Letterpress by G P Warner, title page designed by Temple Ovenston. There is a pencil note on the rear blank end paper that indicates the binders "des. F. de R,î i.e. Florence de Rheims, one the most accomplished and important of all the Guild of Women Bindersí artisans. Further, the notation, ìWkd. N** Evans. Gdg,î is given, referring to the finisher. Illustrated by Howard Penton. First Edition. 64 plates mounted onto tabs. 15pp of text describing the illustrations. 4to. (13 x 9 inches). Neat inscription on front blank endpaper, ìFor Margot Peters from Campbell Cotts in affection and with esteem. 1952. A.D. 12 Easton Mansions. SW7.î Campbell Cotts (1902ñ1964), actor. A couple of minor blemishes, but overall a fine example of a Guild of Women Binders binding with the gilt stamped signature inside the front board and Karslake's loosely inserted binding description leaf.

Price: $3,250.00   Item #3855