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Shelfmark c27m10
Held By BL
Country England
Period 19c
Cover Material Papier Mache
Decorative Technique Blocked in gold; Lacquered
Style Floral
Edges Gilt
BookBinder Jerrard, Paul
Owner
Author Shakespeare, William
Title Flowers from Stratford on Avon
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication [1852?]
References
Notes Designed by Henry Noel Humphreys. Measures 195x283x20mm. Gutta purcha (adhesive binding, not sewn). Paper (dyed yellow) has been drawn over the boards. The boards resemble wood, and are smooth bevelled. Yellow endleaves and pastedowns printed in gold. A gift book produced by Paul Jerrard, who developed and patented unusual coverings. See E M B King, Victorian Trade Bindings, 1830-1880: A Descriptive Bibliography, London, 2002, n65. For another Jerrard binding (not digitised) see c21e1 and example of "Patent Bindings for Special Presents"
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