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Shelfmark Davis458
Held By BL
Country France
Period 17c
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style Armorial; Fanfare; Pointille (comprising dots); Curl, ornamental
Edges
BookBinder Ruette, Antoine
Owner Louis XIV, King of France (1638-1715)
Author
Title Office de la Semaine Saincte
Place of Publication Paris
Date of Publication 1644
References
Notes Binding reproduced by M. Foot, Les reliures françaises, fig. 3. For other French 17c bindings see Isabelle de Conihout & Pascal Ract-Madoux, Relieures Francaises du 17c, Paris 2002. Macchi states; first century half century, Paris (?), with Louis XIV coat-of-arms. Postfanfare decoration. Attributed to Antoine Ruette. Binding reproduced by M. Foot, Les reliures françaises, fig. 3.
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