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||Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
||Tooled in blind; Tooled in gold; Photograph
||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.
||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).