The Beautifully Bound Books of Sangorski & Sutcliffe

 

As book lovers, we all know the saying that you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover but as this video shows us, it’s hard to never judge a book by its cover when it’s a Sangorski and Sutcliffe binding. Join bookseller Ben Maggs of Maggs Bros as he shares with us two beautifully bound books by the master binders featuring gold tooling, inlay inscriptions, and even precious stones.

This video is the fifth in a series of six videos celebrating our special exhibition, Beautiful Books: Dickens and the Business of Christmas. The first video can be found here, second here, third here and fourth here.

Ben Maggs is an antiquarian book dealer who has worked for Maggs Bros. since 2013. Established in 1853 in London by Uriah Maggs, Maggs Bros. Ltd. is one of the world’s largest antiquarian booksellers.

 

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