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Shelfmark c155h11
Held By BL
Country France
Period 19c
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind; Tooled in gold; Photograph
Style Panel design
Edges
BookBinder Maynard, A
Owner
Author
Title Vies des Saints nouvellements ecrites par une reunion d'ecclesiastiques et d'ecrivains catholiques sous la direction religieuse du Comite nomme par l'Archeveque de Paris.
Place of Publication Paris
Date of Publication 1846
References
Notes Part of the Charles Ramsden Collection of Signed Bindings. Design incorporates daguerreotype. A positive photographic portrait printed on glass has been set in the front cover. Macchi states; second quarter century, Paris, bound by Maynard. A deaf and dumb binder, a sample of whose work (c.1844) is illustrated in Maggs Bros. Ltd., Catalogue 661, 222. He was possibly a pupil of Lesne, who taught binding at the Deaf and Dumb Institute towards the end of his life (C. Ramsden, French bookbinders, p.138).
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