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Vintage Hand Tooled Book Mark: Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia Trades Craft Art

Regular price $125.00
 Vintage Hand Tooled Book Mark: Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia

“Clement Samford, Bookbinder, at the old Printing Office, near Market Square, in Williamsburg, Virginia. Old Books new bound, and all Matters pertaining to this Business done in the neatest Manner, either plain or Gilt as they are bespoke.” (Paper label: 2 x 2-1/4 inches, decorative border, edge chips) Attached to the reverse side of a hand tooled leather bookmark 8-3/8 x 2-1/4 inches. (Circa 1950s). Light wear.  - - - Clement Sanford, co-author of Bookbinding in Colonial Virginia (1959).


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