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Shelfmark Collins 7
Held by BL
Author
Title Sakoontala, or the lost ring
Place of Publication Hertford
Date of Publication 1855
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Shelfmark Collins 7
Upper cover
Country England
Period 19c
Colour Red
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Blocked in gold
Style/Type Pictorial
Edges Gilt
Bookbinder Austin, Stephen, of Hertford
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes Covers signed T Sulman inv. Knights & Keeling [London tool cutters]. Signed by Astin. See Particular Bindings Catalogue 14 of George Bayntun item 7.


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Shelfmark C188a73
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Author Vararuci (Prakrit grammarian)
Title The Prakrita-Prakasa; or, the Prákrit Grammar of Vararuchi, with the commentary (Manoramá) of Bhámaha. The first complete edition of the original text, with various readings, ... copious notes, an English translation, and index of Prákrit words: to which is prefixed an easy introduction to Prákrit grammar, by E. B. Cowell.
Place of Publication Hertford
Date of Publication 1854.
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Shelfmark C188a73
Upper cover
Country England
Period 19c
Colour Red
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Blocked in gold; Blocked in black
Style/Type Centre and cornerpiece; Retrospective, imitations of earlier styles
Edges
Bookbinder Austin, Stephen, of Hertford
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes In a nineteenth century English gold blocked and tooled red goatskin binding. Signed by Steven Austin, Hertford. Style reminiscent of Islamic bindings decoration.



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Shelfmark IOL1947a654
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Author John Gardner Wilkinson, 1797-1875.
Title Manners and customs of the ancient Egyptians : including their private life, government, laws, art, manufactures, religions, and early history : derived from a comparison of the paintings, sculptures, and monuments still existing, with the accounts of ancient authors : illustrated by drawings of those subjects / by J.G. Wilkinson. [3 vols] London : J. Murray, 1837.
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1837
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Shelfmark IOL1947a654
Upper cover and spine
Country England
Period 19c
Colour Tan
Cover Material Leather (unspecified)
Decorative Technique Blocked in blind
Style/Type Foliage
Edges Sprinkled red
Bookbinder Austin, Stephen, of Hertford
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes All 3 vols of this set are extremely fragile. Hollow back. Yellow endleaves. On the pastedown is; the ticket of S Austin & Sons Hertford and the East India Company book plate with the motto; Auspicio regis et senatus anglicae.


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Shelfmark IOL1947a654
Upper pastedown, ticket and book plate
Country England
Period 19c
Colour Tan
Cover Material Leather (unspecified)
Decorative Technique Blocked in blind
Style/Type Foliage
Edges Sprinkled red
Bookbinder Austin, Stephen, of Hertford
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes All 3 vols of this set are extremely fragile. Hollow back. Yellow endleaves. On the pastedown is; the ticket of St Austin & Sons Hertford and the East India Company book plate with the motto; Auspicio regis et senatus anglicae.


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Shelfmark Collins 6
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Author
Title The Haileybury Observer. By the Students of the East-India College.
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1852
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Shelfmark Collins 6
both covers and spine
Country England
Period 19c
Colour
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold; spine gold lettered and panelled
Style/Type
Edges
Bookbinder Austin, Stephen, of Hertford
Ownership mark
Reference Collins, John. Particular bindings, … Catalogue 14 of George Baytun. Bath: George Baytun, [2006], no. 6.
Notes East India College. The Haileybury Observer. By the students of the East-India College. Vol. I [only]. 5 pt. in one vol., 5 vignette titles with view of the College, review of the HO pt. 2-3, both pp. 8 bound in, few margins a trifle frayed, minor stains, calf, gilt arms of the College on covers, almost certainly by Stephen Austin of Hertford (see below), corners somewhat worn, neatly rebacked gilt, in¬scribed to Walter Scott Seton-Karr (1822-1910, ICS, author) by the publisher 'with his best thanks', recipient's booklabel, London, Allen; Hertford, Austin, 1842 £120 Seton-Karr was on the editorial committee, and contributed upwards of 30 short pieces, 'the inconvenience experienced by the publisher in binding together the parts as they are separately published has induced the editors to have the five parts already published bound together...' - preface. In 1837 Austin's advertised themselves as 'book binders to the East India College.'


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Shelfmark Collins 6
Owner's label
Country England
Period 19c
Colour
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold; spine gold lettered and panelled
Style/Type
Edges
Bookbinder Austin, Stephen, of Hertford
Ownership mark
Reference Collins, John. Particular bindings, … Catalogue 14 of George Baytun. Bath: George Baytun, [2006], no. 6.
Notes East India College. The Haileybury Observer. By the students of the East-India College. Vol. I [only]. 5 pt. in one vol., 5 vignette titles with view of the College, review of the HO pt. 2-3, both pp. 8 bound in, few margins a trifle frayed, minor stains, calf, gilt arms of the College on covers, almost certainly by Stephen Austin of Hertford (see below), corners somewhat worn, neatly rebacked gilt, in¬scribed to Walter Scott Seton-Karr (1822-1910, ICS, author) by the publisher 'with his best thanks', recipient's booklabel, London, Allen; Hertford, Austin, 1842 £120 Seton-Karr was on the editorial committee, and contributed upwards of 30 short pieces, 'the inconvenience experienced by the publisher in binding together the parts as they are separately published has induced the editors to have the five parts already published bound together...' - preface. In 1837 Austin's advertised themselves as 'book binders to the East India College.'


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