23 photos of elegant French bookbindings

23 photos of elegant French bookbindings

La Reliure

Regular price $100.00 Sale

Examples of work by well-known French bookbinders, including Leon Gruel, Ch. Pagnier, Semet & Plumelle, Georges Crette, etc. They were supplements to "La Reliure" a monthly periodical about bookbinding. Accompanied by an August 1938 catalogue from Tassin & Girouy, a French manufacturer of leatherware founded by Jules Tassin in 1905.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: La Reliure
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1937-1940
  • Place Published: n/a
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    19 x 28 cm. Most somewhat yellowed with a few tiny tears. Top photo has stain at bottom centre. The last two (from 1940) have a 1939 date crossed out. In torn and chipped envelope from "La Reliure", Paris, directed to a resident of Toronto. Enclosed Tassin & Girouy castalogue has ink inscription tp top front cover.