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||Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
||All over design; Armorial
||Federico Macchi writes; 133 examples are recorded, 5 at the Musée Condé (Chantilly, France). The colour differs according to the text subject. Theology, philosphy, law and history were bound in red morocco, medicine and botany; in citron, literature in olive. May have been a travelling library. (One hundred and seventy-six historic and artistic book-bindings, p. 61, on Officium beatae Mariae Virginis, Paris, Ioann. Mettayer, & P. L'Huiller, 1597; Victoria and Albert Museum, London, A picture book of bookbindings, part II, pl. I, c. 1572, shelfmark L2240-1913).