Gray’s Memoirs – 1775

Just got this in. Although the book is not considered valuable, it is a wonderful example of the craftsmanship of paper making, printing, bookbinding and many of the auxiliary crafts supporting 18th century book production.

I could go on and on, but am just delighted to have this in my possession long enough to make a hinge repair. My friend David has brought this and many other beautifully made older books to the bindery. When he walks in, I can’t wait to see what he has.

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