SKU: 222-157A Category: Miscellaneous Accessories
19th Century French Patinated Bronze and Gilt Wrought Iron Book Binding Press
This antique paper binding press was forged in France, circa 1870. The Classic “Presse a Relier” made of solid iron is almost square in shape; the base is connected to the manual screw controlled by a wide top handle. This heavy tool is in wonderful working order and adorns a rich patinated bronze and gun barrel finish with gilt accents. Decorate a shelf with this wonderful accessory in a study or library! In the old days, this kind of device was used to press together the book’s sheets together before receiving a bookbinding. Book not included. Measures: 14″ W x 12″ D x 14″ H.
|Dimensions||14" W x 12" D x 14" H|
Mid 19th Century