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Shelfmark Davis588
Held by BL
Author
Title Le Grand Costumier de France
Place of Publication Paris
Date of Publication 1539
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Shelfmark Davis588
Upper cover
Country France
Period 19c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Onlaid; Tooled in gold
Style/Type Lettered cover, eg initials, titles; Retrospective, imitations of earlier styles
Edges Gilt
Bookbinder Gruel, Leon (1841-1923)
Ownership mark
Reference M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol III, London, 2010
Notes Macchi states; Signed by Léon Gruel. Binder (1841-1923), son of Pierre-Paul Gruel (d1849), craftsman during the Romantic period. Famous for retrospecitve style bindings. Other bindings (not digitised) by Gruel are on C32d20, c34a48, c47a9, c47a10, c47a11, c47a20, c120c4, cup408w44.



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Shelfmark c32d20
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Author
Title Realacion de Martyrio
Place of Publication
Date of Publication
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Upper cover

Shelfmark c32d20
Upper cover
Country France
Period 19c
Colour Blue
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Panel design
Edges
Bookbinder Gruel, Leon (1841-1923)
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes Signed.



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Shelfmark c47a10
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Author CORNEILLE, Pierre
Title Othon trage´die.
Place of Publication Paris
Date of Publication 1665
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Shelfmark c47a10
Upper cover
Country France
Period 19c
Colour
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Plain covers with doublures gold tooled.
Edges
Bookbinder Gruel, Leon (1841-1923)
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes Signed.



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Shelfmark c47a20
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Author CORNEILLE, Pierre
Title Agesilas, tragedie
Place of Publication Paris
Date of Publication 1666
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Shelfmark c47a20
Upper cover
Country France
Period 19c
Colour Red
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Plain covers with doublures gold tooled.
Edges
Bookbinder Gruel, Leon (1841-1923)
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes Signed.



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Shelfmark Eccles 352
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Author Wilde, Oscar
Title Two tales (Paris: F.-L. Schmied, 1926.)
Place of Publication Paris
Date of Publication 1926
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Shelfmark Eccles 352
Upper cover
Country France
Period 20c
Colour Gold; Red
Cover Material Leather (unspecified)
Decorative Technique Sprinkled; Onlaid; Gold powdered; Inlaid
Style/Type Abstract
Edges
Bookbinder Gruel, Leon (1841-1923)
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes Signed.



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