SKU: 223-239 Categories: Miscellaneous Accessories, New Arrivals
19th Century French Wrought Iron and Gilt Painted Book Binding Press from Paris
This elegant paper binding press was forged in France, circa 1870. The Classic “Presse a Relier” made of solid iron is almost square in shape and dressed with a plaque which reads: “Instruments & Fourniture pour Ingenieurs, H. Morin, 5 rue Boursault, Paris”. The top is connected to the manual screw controlled by a wide top double-handle. This heavy tool is in excellent working order, and adorns a rich patinated bronze finish with gilt painted accents. Decorate a shelf in a study or library with this wonderful device accessory! In the old days, this kind of “Presses a Papier” were used to press the book’s sheets together before receiving a bookbinding. Measures: 15″ W x 12.5″ D x 14″ H.
|Dimensions||15" W x 12.5" D x 14" H|
Mid 19th Century