The Officina Bodoni: An Account of the Work of a…

The Officina Bodoni: An Account of the Work of a Hand Press 1923-1977. by Bound by ‘L.C.B.’. MARDERSTEIG, Giovanni. SCHMOLLER, Hans, editor & translator. < >
A finely executed and handsome designer binding on the the important account of Mardersteig’s press

~ The Officina Bodoni: An Account of the Work of a Hand Press 1923-1977.

Verona Edizioni Valdonega 1980

First edition. One of 1500 copies. Portrait frontispiece, numerous plates. Designed and printed at the Stamperia Valdonega. Pp.lx, 288. Sm., folio, [220 x 309 mm] bound in a unique designer binding by ‘LCB’ in 1984 signed and dated in blind on the lower pastedown, full rich dark blue morocco with onlaid red morocco border ruled in gilt on both sides with two different Officina Bodoni devices on each side in onlaid pale blue an cream morocco bordered in gilt, star dot and circle tools in gilt and bronze on both sides and spine, spien in compartments with raised bands, each panel with gilt borders and lettering in second and fourth panels the rest with the star, circle and dot tooling, reverse calf doublures with the same tooling but in blind, top edge gilt, housed int he oirignal blue cloth box. A remarkably handsome, beautifully executed binding.

Stock ref: 10930
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