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Shelfmark c150h12
Held By BL
Country France
Period 19c
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique
Style Frame; Plain
Edges
BookBinder Koehler
Owner
Author Lamartine de Prat, Marie Louis Alphonse de
Title Jocelyn
Place of Publication Paris
Date of Publication 1837
References
Notes Part of the Charles Ramsden Collection of Signed Bindings. Signed by Koehler. Macchi states; first half century, Paris, bound by F. Koehler. A first-class binder. He started on his own at Ancienne Comédie 12 by 1834; moved to Bac 75 in 1840 and two years later to Grenelle 59, where he remained at least till 1849. He was a pupil of Thouvenin and succeeded to much of his work. He was awarded an "A" medal in 1834 and 1839. Descamps-Scrive (Bibliothèque, 200, 424) are his work. See C. Ramsden, French bookbinders, p. 113.
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