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Shelfmark 11649g23
Held By BL
Country England
Period 19c
Cover Material Cloth, morocco horizontal grain
Decorative Technique Blocked in blind; Blocked in gold
Style Publishers binding
BookBinder Westley
Author Grant, Henry
Title Mariquita. [Shield with monogram of Emily Faithfull & Co, and the motto: "Non nobis solum".] Emily Faithfull, Printer and Publisher in Ordinary to Her Majesty, Victoria Press, Princes Street, Hanover Square, and 83A, Farringdon Street.
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1863
Notes Designe dy John Leighton. The plate is a photograph of a drawing [of Mariquita?] pasted onto the verso of the half-title page, and signed on the recto: "John Beattie, Clifton." The text is sewn on two sawn-in cords. Some of the bolts are uncut. Light yellow endpapers and pastedowns. Binder's ticket on lower pastedown: "/ Bound by/ Westley's/ & Co./ London./" Green morocco horizontal-grain cloth. Both covers blocked identically blocked, on blind on the lower, in gold and in blind on the upper. Four fillets are blocked on the borders: a single wide fillet in blind, then a hatch fillet, blocked between two thin fillets - all three in gold on the upper cover. Bulrushes rise from a pond at the base up the sides to arch at the centre head. Lilies and leaves are blocked in the pond at the base. The word: "/ Mariquita/" is blocked on the centre in gold, in horizontal hatch gothic letters. Signed "JL" in gold as separate letters at the base. The spine is blocked in gold and in blind. Five fillets are blocked a the head and at the tail, one in blind; then vertical hatch fillet, between two thin fillets - all three in gold; one fillet in blind. the word: "/ Mariquita/" is blocked in gold, in gothic letters near the head. Text copyright Edmund M B King.
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