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Shelfmark 687l17
Held by BL
Author Adam, Robert
Title Ruins of the Palace of the Emperor Diocletian, at Spalatro, in Dalmatia, etc.
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1764
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Upper cover

Shelfmark 687l17
Upper cover
Country England
Period 18c
Colour Red
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Armorial; Classical; Presentation
Edges
Bookbinder Adam, Robert, designer (1728–92)
Ownership mark George III, King of Great Britain (1760-1820)
Reference H M Nixon, Five Centuries of English Bookbinding, London, 1978, n. 70. Another binding designed by Robert Adam is The Wormsley Library, London, 1999, no61. To research armorials see British Armorial Bindings Database sponsored jointly by the Bibliographical Society and the University of Toronto http://armorial.library.utoronto.ca
Notes Several copies were bound in presentation copies with the arms of King George III of England. 137h10 (not digitised) is in the library of George III.



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