Nybrogatan 32, Stockholm
BOOK BINDINGS BY OLOF DEGERSTEDT (2). Archiv für Buchbinderei. Zeitschrift für Einbandkunst und Einbandforschung. Ed. Dr. Erhard Klette and Dr. Hans Knapp. XXX-XXXI year. Halle /Saale (W. Knapp) 1930-31. 2 years.
4to (275x195 mm). Richly illustrated in black/white and with two tipped-in marbled papers in colour.
Contemporary interesting full calf binding, decor of large white inlays, red spine in compartments with four raised white bands and gilt titles, red and white edges, inner doblures and first free endpaper in silver (spine faded, partly rubbed, some minor spots). Bookplate of the binder (as a flyleaf bound in).
+ Der Buchbinderlehrling. Monatsschrift für die deutschen /schweizerischen und oesterrichischen Buchbinderlehrlinge. 1 Jahrgang 1927. Beilage zum Allgemeinen Anzeiger für Buchbindereien Stuttgart. (Stuttgart 1927).
Large 8vo (238x160 mm). Richly illustrated in black/white and with tipped-in papers.
Contemporary redbrown half calf binding, decor of black and orange papers. Slightly worn. Handwritten text about the binding on inside of cover. Bookplate of the binder (as a flyleaf bound in). 2 volumes.
Olof Degerstedt MdE (1908-19) studied 1930-31 at the University of Fine Arts (Landeskunstschule) in Hamburg where his teacher was the well-known Franz Weisse. He was later head of the famous bindery at Nordiska Bokhandeln, Stockholm, from 1947 until 1977 when they closed down. (Mästarband 1630-1980, printed 1980).