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Beautiful bookbindings

P. J. M. Marks

Beautiful bookbindings

a thousand years of the bookbinder"s art

by P. J. M. Marks

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Published by British Library, Oak Knoll Press in London, New Castle, DE .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fine bindings,
  • Catalogs,
  • Bookbinding,
  • British Library,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementP.J.M. Marks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ269 .M36 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24847842M
    ISBN 109781584562931
    LC Control Number2011016079

    Publishers’ Bookbindings, – This course is aimed at those working with or interested in nineteenth-century book covers. Emphasis is on American book covers with comparisons to English and continental styles. Topics include: the materials (often beautiful), technology, evolving styles of ornamentation, the network of. The British Library contains a wide range of fine and historic bookbindings; however, books in the Library are organised primarily by subject rather than by binding so the Library has produced a guide to enable researchers to identity bindings of interest. The collection includes the oldest intact Western bookbinding, the leather binding of the 7th century St Cuthbert Gospel.

    Bookbindings at the National Library of Sweden The presentation is based on generations of librarians’ selections of beautiful, expensive, typical, unique, artistic and quaint bindings in the National Library’s collections. Some bindings are of royal origin, some are war trophies, but there are also gifts, statutory copies, purchases from auctions, antiquarian booksellers and . BEAUTIFUL BOOKBINDINGS: A THOUSAND YEARS OF THE BOOKBINDER'S ART. New Castle & London: Oak Knoll Press & The British Library, x 11 inches. hardcover, dust jacket. pages. As a craft of more than 2, years, the art of bookbinding has been overlooked in history.

    If you’re interested in the history and practice of embroidery in bookbinding, Cyril Davenport’s English Embroidered Bookbindings is an interesting reference – originally published in , it has been reprinted. The practice of embroidering book covers has fallen out of favor in all but the most extraordinary of circumstances. Beautiful Bookbindings This book by Philippa Marks celebrates over of the most beautiful bookbindings of the last years. £ A History of the Book in Books (hardback) From inscriptions on tombs to the first writings on papyrus; from scrolls to the first bound codex books in Roman times.


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Sir Thomas Mainwaring (), was a High Sheriff of Cheshire, England, in the 17th century. Bookbindings. Apart from the obvious gold tooling.Of bookbindings it contains, in addition to those shown on Plates VI, VII, X B &c., the remarkable Bonifatius Bible, an antiphonary and a small prayer book bound in silver filigree.

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