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Shelfmark C108aaa1
Held By BL
Country England
Period 19c
Cover Material Seal
Decorative Technique
Style Pictorial
Edges
BookBinder Simpson, M Lilian
Owner
Author
Title [Blank leaves preceded by a printed leaf, headed :Album:, describing the binding.] Art Union of London: [London,] 1896. 4:o.
Place of Publication [London]
Date of Publication 1896
References
Notes In a contemporary binding of black sealskin covered with silver plaques designed by M. Lilian Simpson. Electrosilver plated. BL catalogue says covering material is seal, Marianne Tidcombe (Women Bookbinders, p. 89) says goatskin. (Sealskin fur is said to be found on the binding of Add MS 63077 Genesis, England Rievaulx Abbey 12th century).
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