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Shelfmark c72e7
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Author
Title Eikon Basilike
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1649
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Shelfmark c72e7
Spine
Country England
Period 17c
Colour Black
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Sombre, blind tooled on black
Edges Black
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes


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Shelfmark c72e7
Upper cover
Country England
Period 17c
Colour Black
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Sombre, blind tooled on black; Curl, ornamental; Floral; Tulip
Edges Black
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference Literature on the bindings of this period includes H M Nixon, English Restoration Bookbindings, London, 1974.
Notes 5 raised bands. For other examples of sombre bindings see c64d16, c69aa2, c69aa3, c69aa8, c69ff16, c72e5, c72e6, c108b23, c128a23 (not digitised). 5 slightly raised bands on spine.


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Shelfmark c72e8
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Author Comber, Thomas
Title The Occasional Offices of Matrimony
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1679
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Shelfmark c72e8
Upper cover
Country England
Period 17c
Colour Black
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Sombre, blind tooled on black; Floral; Man, seated; Strawberry; Tulip
Edges Black
Bookbinder Centre Rectangle Binder
Ownership mark
Reference See H M Nixon, English Restoration Bookbindings, London, 1974.
Notes Edges probably black. Same design on c108c22 (not digitised).



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Shelfmark Davis127
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Author
Title The Holy Bible 2 vols
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1658
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Shelfmark Davis127
Upper cover
Country England
Period 17c
Colour Black
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Sombre, blind tooled on black
Edges Black
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference See M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol II, London, 1983.
Notes Engraved silver cornerpieces. Comb-marbled endleaves.



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Shelfmark Davis128
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Author
Title The Holy Bible 2 vols
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1658
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Shelfmark Davis128
Upper cover
Country England
Period 17c
Colour Black
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Panel design; Sombre, blind tooled on black
Edges Black
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference See M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol II, London, 1983.
Notes Silver edges round edges of boards. Comb-marbled endleaves.



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Shelfmark Davis122
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Author Comber, Thomas
Title A Companion to the Temple
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1679
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Shelfmark Davis122
Upper cover
Country England
Period 17c
Colour Black
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Sombre, blind tooled on black
Edges Black
Bookbinder Centre Rectangle Binder
Ownership mark
Reference See M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol II, London, 1983.
Notes For another binding (not digitised) by this binder see C108c22.



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Shelfmark Davis636
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Author Zorawsky, Nicolaus
Title Crackawer Schreib Calender
Place of Publication Vienna
Date of Publication [1656]
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Shelfmark Davis636
Upper cover
Country Germany
Period 17c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Leather (unspecified)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type
Edges Black
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference See M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol II, London, 1983.
Notes Traces of 2 pairs of yellow ties. Yellow silk bookmarker.



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Shelfmark Davis637
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Author [Minato, Nicolo]
Title La vita nella morte Rappresentatione Sacra al SSmo. Sepolcro di Christo, [...]
Place of Publication Vienna
Date of Publication 1688
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Shelfmark Davis637
Upper cover
Country Germany
Period 17c
Colour White / cream
Cover Material Parchment
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Panel design
Edges Black
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference See M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol II, London, 1983.
Notes With a portrait of Leopold I on the upper cover and his arms on the lower cover.



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Shelfmark Davis642
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Author Bernardoni, Pietro Antonio
Title La passione nell'orto. Oratorio cantato as SSmo. Sepolcro nell'Augustma. [...]
Place of Publication Vienna
Date of Publication 1708
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Shelfmark Davis642
Upper cover
Country Germany
Period 18c
Colour White / cream
Cover Material Parchment
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Panel design
Edges Black
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference See M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol II, London, 1983.
Notes With a portrait of Joseph I on the upper cover and his arms on the lower cover.



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Shelfmark Davis730
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Author Gellius, Aulus
Title Noctium Atticarum libri undeviginti
Place of Publication Venice
Date of Publication 1515
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Shelfmark Davis730
Upper cover
Country Italy
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind; Tooled in gold
Style/Type Panel design; Floral; Lettered cover, eg initials, titles
Edges Black
Bookbinder Andrea di Lorenzo
Ownership mark
Reference M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, Vol. III, London, 2010.
Notes 3 raised bands, 4 half bands. Macchi states; Venice binding, c1530. See A. Hobson, Renaissance book collecting, Cambridge 1999, Appendix 5, Bindings by the Mendoza binder (Andrea di Lorenzo) p. 244-250, II trade bindings (a) simple style (cf. fig. 45) n. 70, p. 246; 37 known examples of this kind. Andrea di Lorenzo was formerly known as the Mendoza Binder.



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Shelfmark Davis300
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Author
Title Art of the French book ed. A Lejard.
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication London
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Shelfmark Davis300
Spine
Country England
Period 20c
Colour Green
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type
Edges Black
Bookbinder Womersley, Edward Preston Womersley (1909-1982)
Ownership mark
Reference For other bindings by Edward Preston Wormersley see: The Anthony Dowd Collection of Modern Bindings, Manchester, 2002, p. 170-171.
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Shelfmark Davis300
Upper cover
Country England
Period 20c
Colour Green
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind; Tooled in gold
Style/Type Floral; Lozenge or diamond; All over design
Edges Black
Bookbinder Womersley, Edward Preston Womersley (1909-1982)
Ownership mark
Reference Mirjam Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol II. For other bindings by Edward Preston Wormersley see: The Anthony Dowd Collection of Modern Bindings, Manchester, 2002, p. 170-171. For more information; ebc e-catalogue 4 2013 item 75
Notes Smooth spine lettered in gold. Comb marbled endleaves . Turn ins tooled with motifs in black. Signed and dated in gold on spine edge of lower turn in; EPW 1957


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