“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).