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||Blocked in gold; Lacquered
||Flowers from Stratford on Avon
||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"