Avowals. George Moore, Marguerite Duprez Lahey, bookbinder.
Avowals
Avowals

Avowals

First Edition. Very Good. Item #4907

New York: Boni and Liveright, 1919. Limited First Edition, privately printed for subscribers and numbered 24 of 1250 copies. Rebound by Marguerite Duprez Lahey with her "M.J.D. Lahey" stamp on bottom turn-in of front board. Octavo; 313pp. Black leather with gilt lettering to spine, gilt page edges, and black and white marbled endpapers. Covers scuffed down joints with a few small chips along top edge and some bumping to corners. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.

Marguerite J. Duprez Lahey (1880-1958) was a renowned as a pioneering woman in the American bookbinding trade, and one of the best binders of her time. She was a friend of Belle da Costa Greene, and did much of her work for the Pierpont Morgan Library in New York.

Price: $75.00