Bound by William Matthews. Author: Smith, John, Title: The true travels, adventures and observations of Captaine Iohn Smith. Published: London: Printed by J. for Thomas Slater, Location: Rare Books (Ex) Call Number: Spine height: 28 cm
Dark Blue Moroccan Binding with gilded lace-like decoration (dentelle) favored in the C. Derome le Jeune using small gilding irons created volutes, scrolls, shells, floral and nearly abstract bird motifs (à l’oiseau).
This antique image is from the reverse side of a cabinet card.
Fonds d'Argenson, création du collège des notaires et secrétaires du Roi, XVIe siècle
Gold Tooled center panel, This is a huge folio book entitled "Alle de Wercken" by Jacob Cats, a 1726 Dutch publication.
L'eschole de Salerne en vers burlesques & duo poemata macaronica : de bello huguenotico : et De gestis magnanimi & prudentissimi Baldi, Bookbinding and Book Collecting. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
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Zaehnsdorf binding, 1914 The eastern theme of Landor’s Poems from the Arabic and Persian (1800) is reflected in this richly decorated goatskin binding by Zaehnsdorf of London. Stamped in the centre is the armorial of Alexander H. Turnbull.