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Shelfmark c183c11
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Author LAWRENCE John of Bury St. Edmund's
Title The history and delineation of the Horse,
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1809
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Shelfmark c183c11
Upper cover
Country England
Period 19c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind; Tooled in gold
Style/Type Panel design; Pictorial
Edges Gilt
Bookbinder Gosden, Thomas (1780-1843)
Ownership mark Abbey, Major John Roland ( 1894 – 1969)
Reference See H M Nixon, Five Centuries of English Bookbinding, London, 1978, n. 88. Illlustrated in Nixon & Foot, The History of decorated bookbinding in England fig 109. C. Ramsden, London Bookbinders, p. 73. H M Nixon English Bookbindings XXI in Book Collector Summer 1957, p 170-1. Giles Barber, The James A. de Rothschild Bequest: Printed Books and Bookbindings, ... Bookbindings catalogue vol. II item 50, pp.561-2, p.609.
Notes Green ribbon bookmark. Grey endleaves. Turn ins tooled in gold. Printed book plates of John Guerney Fry and John Roland Abbey. With a ms letter from the author addressed to Mr Scott.


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Shelfmark Davis324
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Author Martial, M Valerius.
Title Epigrammaton libri XIIII.
Place of Publication Lyons
Date of Publication 1534
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Shelfmark Davis324
Upper cover
Country France
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind; Tooled in gold; Panel stamp in gold
Style/Type Panel design
Edges Gilt & gauffered
Bookbinder
Ownership mark Abbey, Major John Roland ( 1894 – 1969)
Reference See M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, Vol. III, London, 2010.
Notes Possibly bound in Paris, c. 1535. Traces of 2 pairs of ties. On fore-edge MARTIALIS XIIII EPI, on top-edge IE LE VEULT, on tail-edge PLVS OVLTR[E]. [Macchi states; second quarter century, Paris, apparently the only recorded example of this panel (See J. R. Abbey, Catalogue of valuable printed books and fine bindings, 21-23 June 1965, p. 179, n. 470, M. Val. Martial, Epigrammaton libri XIIII, Lyon, 1534). Reproduced in A. Hobson, French and Italian collectors, p. 28-29, n. 12.]



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Shelfmark Davis223
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Author Walton, Izaak
Title The compleat angler
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1810
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Shelfmark Davis223
Upper cover
Country England
Period 19c
Colour Green
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind; Tooled in gold
Style/Type Centrepiece; Pictorial
Edges Gilt
Bookbinder Gosden, Thomas (1780-1843)
Ownership mark Abbey, Major John Roland ( 1894 – 1969)
Reference G D Hobson, English bindings in the library of J R Abbey, London, 1940. See H M Nixon, Five Centuries of English Bookbinding, London, 1978, n. 88. Illustrated in Nixon & Foot, The History of decorated bookbinding in England fig 109. C. Ramsden, London Bookbinders, p. 73. Giles Barber, The James A. de Rothschild Bequest: Printed Books and Bookbindings, ... Bookbindings catalogue vol. II item 50, pp.561-2, p.609.
Notes Possibly made by Thomas Gosden, c.1810. With bevelled wooden boards, C C I W monogram. Green watered silk endleaves. Once in the collection of J R Abbey. Was number 465 in the Festival of Britain exhibition of books according to accompanying label. With T Gosden's book plate.


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Shelfmark C108eee16
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Author Matisse
Title Jazz
Place of Publication Paris
Date of Publication 1947
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Shelfmark C108eee16
Upper and lower cover and spine
Country France
Period 20c
Colour Black; White
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Onlaid
Style/Type Abstract; Circle
Edges Silver; Gilt
Bookbinder Adler, Rose (1890-1959)
Ownership mark Abbey, Major John Roland ( 1894 – 1969)
Reference
Notes Signed by Rose Adler and Jeanne Dor. Reversed leather doublures and endleaves, free endleaves of silver paper. With protective cover and slip case of green and black leather and wood paper. Formerly in the Collection of J R Abbey.


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Shelfmark C108eee16
Upper doublure and flyleaf
Country France
Period 20c
Colour Black; White
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Onlaid
Style/Type Abstract; Circle
Edges Silver; Gilt
Bookbinder Adler, Rose (1890-1959)
Ownership mark Abbey, Major John Roland ( 1894 – 1969)
Reference
Notes Signed by Rose Adler and Jeanne Dor. Reversed leather doublures and endleaves, free endleaves of silver paper. With protective cover and slip case of green and black leather and wood paper. Formerly in the Collection of J R Abbey.


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Lower doublure and flyleaf

Shelfmark C108eee16
Lower doublure and flyleaf
Country France
Period 20c
Colour Black; White
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Onlaid
Style/Type Abstract; Circle
Edges Silver; Gilt
Bookbinder Adler, Rose (1890-1959)
Ownership mark Abbey, Major John Roland ( 1894 – 1969)
Reference
Notes Signed by Rose Adler and Jeanne Dor. Reversed leather doublures and endleaves, free endleaves of silver paper. With protective cover and slip case of green and black leather and wood paper. Formerly in the Collection of J R Abbey.


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Shelfmark C108eee16
Cover
Country France
Period 20c
Colour Black; White
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Onlaid
Style/Type Abstract; Circle
Edges Silver; Gilt
Bookbinder Adler, Rose (1890-1959)
Ownership mark Abbey, Major John Roland ( 1894 – 1969)
Reference
Notes Signed by Rose Adler and Jeanne Dor. Reversed leather doublures and endleaves, free endleaves of silver paper. With protective cover and slip case of green and black leather and wood paper. Formerly in the Collection of J R Abbey.


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Slipcase

Shelfmark C108eee16
Slipcase
Country France
Period 20c
Colour Black; White
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Onlaid
Style/Type Abstract; Circle
Edges Silver; Gilt
Bookbinder Adler, Rose (1890-1959)
Ownership mark Abbey, Major John Roland ( 1894 – 1969)
Reference
Notes Signed by Rose Adler and Jeanne Dor. Reversed leather doublures and endleaves, free endleaves of silver paper. With protective cover and slip case of green and black leather and wood paper. Formerly in the Collection of J R Abbey.


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Shelfmark C108eee16
Spine of cover
Country France
Period 20c
Colour Black; White
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Onlaid
Style/Type Abstract; Circle
Edges Silver; Gilt
Bookbinder Adler, Rose (1890-1959)
Ownership mark Abbey, Major John Roland ( 1894 – 1969)
Reference
Notes Signed by Rose Adler and Jeanne Dor. Reversed leather doublures and endleaves, free endleaves of silver paper. With protective cover and slip case of green and black leather and wood paper. Formerly in the Collection of J R Abbey.


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Shelfmark C160c17
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Author Howard M Nixon
Title Twelve Books in Fine Bindings from the Library of J. W. Hely-Hutchinson. Described and discussed by Howard M. Nixon. Roxburghe Club. fol. Oxford, 1953.
Place of Publication Oxford
Date of Publication 1953
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Lower doublure and signature

Shelfmark C160c17
Lower doublure and signature
Country England
Period 20c
Colour Red; Black; Green; Silver
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in black; Tooled in gold; Tooled in silver ; Onlaid; Inlaid
Style/Type Abstract
Edges Gilt top edge
Bookbinder Middleton, Bernard (b1924)
Ownership mark Abbey, Major John Roland ( 1894 – 1969)
Reference
Notes Signed and dated in gold, 1964, on lower doublure. Doublures and free endleaves lined with black goatskin tooled in blind. With the bookplate of J A Abbey. Red box has a blue circular label with J A 7265 in ms.


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Shelfmark C108eee15
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Author Georges-Louis Leclerc, comte de Buffon [Coster, Germaine de]
Title Histoire naturelle ... [fragments]
Place of Publication Paris
Date of Publication 1839 [1951]
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Shelfmark C108eee15
Upper cover
Country France
Period 20c
Colour Maroon; Olive; Black; White / cream
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Abstract; Animals; Bird motif; Geometrical design; Linear design; gilt fillet
Edges Plain
Bookbinder Dumas, Hélène
Ownership mark Abbey, Major John Roland ( 1894 – 1969)
Reference Germaine De Coster, Hélène Dumas. Reliures 1935-1980 GUIGNARD (Jacques) Published by Imprimerie CD for Librairie Auguste Blaizot and the Société des Amis de la Reliure Originale, 1981.
Notes Book in a leather case with gold-sprinkled grey-beige decorative paper. Another protective case around the book: half black morocco cover with gold-sprinkled grey-beige decorative paper, beige velvet inside. Binding signed at the bottom of upper pastedown: "H. DUMAS".


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Shelfmark C108eee15
Lower cover
Country France
Period 20c
Colour Maroon; Olive; Black; White / cream
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Abstract; Bird motif; Animals; Geometrical design; Linear design; gilt fillet
Edges Plain
Bookbinder Dumas, Hélène
Ownership mark Abbey, Major John Roland ( 1894 – 1969)
Reference
Notes Book in a leather case with gold-sprinkled grey-beige decorative paper. Another protective case around the book: half black morocco cover with gold-sprinkled grey-beige decorative paper, beige velvet inside. Binding signed at the bottom of upper pastedown: "H. DUMAS".


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