GROLIER CLUB Publisher's Bindings Collection
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Guide to the Grolier Club Collection of Publishers’ Bindings

Title: Grolier Club Collection of Publishers’ Bindings

OCLC/RLIN No. (Unique ID): NYGG00-B830

 

Dates:             1890-1894

 

Bulk Dates: 1890-1894

 

Extent: 6 boxes; approx.100 items

 

Abstract: A collection of publishers' case bindings gathered for an 1894 Grolier Club exhibition.

 

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research use. Copyright restrictions may apply; please contact repository for requests for copying and for authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce the materials.

Preferred Citation: [Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], Grolier Club Collection of Publishers’ Bindings, 1890-1894, The Grolier Club of New York.

About the Finding Aid: This finding aid was prepared by Allison Hughes in Microsoft Word at the Grolier Club, January 2018.

 

Provenance: An artificial collection created by members or staff of the Grolier Club.

                                            

Biographical/Historical Note: These bindings were gathered for an 1894 Grolier Club exhibition on commercial bookbindings, although it is unknown whether or not they were exhibited.

 

Scope and Content Note: The collection includes American, British and Danish publishers' case bindings without textblocks, with some salesman's dummies.

Access Points:

Names

Grolier Club.

Subjects

Publishers’ bindings—Denmark—19th century—Specimens.

Publishers’ bindings—Great Britain—19th century—Specimens.

Publishers’ bindings—United States—19th century—Specimens.

Genres

Edition bindings.

Arrangement Note: Items in this collection are arranged by country of origin.

Container List:

Box

Title

Date

1

American Bindings

1890-1894

2

American Bindings

1890-1894

3

British Bindings

1890-1894

4

British Bindings

1890-1894

5

British Bindings

1890-1894

6

Danish Bindings

1890-1894

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