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Shelfmark Davis425
Held By BL
Country France
Period 16c
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold; Onlaid
Style Centre and cornerpiece; Greek style (alla greca)
Edges
BookBinder
Owner
Author Augustin
Title Las Confessiones
Place of Publication Antwerp
Date of Publication 1555
References
Notes 2 pairs of clasps. For other French 16c bindings see Marie-Pierre Laffitte & Fabienne Le Bars, Reliures royales de la Renaissance, Paris, 1999. Macchi states; . Reproduced in M. Foot's, History of bookbinding as a mirror of society, fig. 26) and J. R. Abbey, Catalogue of valuable printed books and fine bindings, 21-23 June 1965, p. 30, lot 104, pl. 9.
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