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Geoffrey Dudley Hobson

(1882—1949) historian of bookbindings


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Hobson was one of the most important historians of European bookbinding in the first half of the 20th century. He produced work of particular significance on early English binding: English Bindings before 1500 (1929), English Bindings 1490–1940 in the Library of J. R. Abbey (1940), and Blind-Stamped Panels in the English Book-Trade c.1485–1555 (1944).

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Subjects: Bibliography.


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