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Shelfmark c151b18
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Author Horatius Flaccus, Quintus
Title Q Horatii Falcci Odarum siue carminum libri quatuor...
Place of Publication Paris
Date of Publication 1528
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Shelfmark c151b18
Upper cover
Country France
Period 20c
Colour Purple
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Frame
Edges
Bookbinder Delarue, G
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes Part of the Charles Ramsden Collection of Signed Bindings. In a twentieth century purple morocco binding blind-tooled with the name G. Delarue.



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Shelfmark c108gg27
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Author REGNAULT Jeanne Julia calling herself Julia Bartet
Title Causerie sur l:art dramatique
Place of Publication Paris
Date of Publication 1903
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Shelfmark c108gg27
Upper cover
Country France
Period 20c
Colour Green
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind; Onlaid
Style/Type Pictorial
Edges
Bookbinder Marius Michel
Ownership mark
Reference Alastair Duncan, Art Nouveau designers at the Paris Salons 1895-1914, Vol. VI; Textiles & Leather pp37-40 and illustrations.
Notes Bound in olive morocco with an inlaid floral design and gold-tooled doublures by Marius Michel. See also C108tt5 for a binding signed Marius Michel et fils.



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Shelfmark c156i9
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Author Shaw, George Bernard
Title Saint Joan: a chronicle play in six scenes and an epilogue.
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1924
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Shelfmark c156i9
Upper cover
Country England
Period 20c
Colour White / cream
Cover Material Parchment
Decorative Technique Tooled in black; Tooled in gold; Tooled in red
Style/Type
Edges
Bookbinder Zaehnsdorf
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Reference The National Library of New Zeeland has images of Zaehnsdorf bindings on Flickr.com.
Notes Part of the Charles Ramsden Collection of Signed Bindings. In a vellum binding, tooled in gold, black and red, designed by A. R. Hundleby and bound by Zaehnsdorf, exhibited at the Festival of Britain, 1951.



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Shelfmark c43g1
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Author Humphries, Sydney
Title Disjecta
Place of Publication Edinburgh
Date of Publication 1909
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Shelfmark c43g1
Upper cover
Country Scotland
Period 20c
Colour White / cream
Cover Material Parchment
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Armorial
Edges
Bookbinder Hunter, William & Sons, of Edinburgh
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Reference
Notes Vellum flap extends over fore edge. Privately printed by R & R Clark, Edinburgh. Binding stamp cut by Hislop & Day of Edinburgh.



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Shelfmark c43h1
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Author Humphries, Sydney
Title Arma virumque cano
Place of Publication Edinburgh
Date of Publication 1915
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Shelfmark c43h1
Upper cover
Country Scotland
Period 20c
Colour White / cream
Cover Material Parchment (may include vellum)
Decorative Technique Blocked in gold
Style/Type Armorial
Edges
Bookbinder Orock & Son
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes Privately printed by R&R Clark, Edinburgh. Binding stamp cut by Hislop & Day of Edinburgh.



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Shelfmark c188c18
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Author Hudson, R (compiled)
Title The jubilee years
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1996
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Shelfmark c188c18
Upper cover
Country England
Period 20c
Colour Black
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Onlaid
Style/Type Abstract
Edges
Bookbinder Conway, S P
Ownership mark
Reference The Anthony Dowd Collection of Modern Bindings, Manchester, 2002, p.60.
Notes With metal studs on the covers. Signed in pencil S P Conway, 1998 on lower flyleaf. With buckram and paper box and slipcase. Image by permission of copyright holder.



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Shelfmark c188b23
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Author Austen, Jane
Title The history of England
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1993
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Shelfmark c188b23
Upper cover
Country England
Period 20c
Colour White / cream
Cover Material Parchment, limp
Decorative Technique Onlaid
Style/Type Abstract
Edges Gilt
Bookbinder Jones, Peter
Ownership mark
Reference For other bindings by Peter Jones see: The Anthony Dowd Collection of Modern Bindings, Manchester, 2002, p. 102-103.
Notes With wooden box. Signed in pencil Peter R Jones on lower flyleaf. Image by permission of the copyright holder.



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Shelfmark Davis556
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Author Proust, Marcel
Title A la recherche du temps perdue, tom. I: Du cote de chez Swann
Place of Publication Paris
Date of Publication 1913
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Shelfmark Davis556
Upper cover
Country France
Period 20c
Colour Black
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Onlaid; Tooled in blind; Tooled in gold; Tooled in paint/ink
Style/Type Abstract
Edges Gilt
Bookbinder Legrain, J Anthoine
Ownership mark
Reference M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, Vol. III, London, 2010.
Notes c1950.



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Shelfmark Davis557
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Author Frene, Roger
Title Les Nymphes. Poeme orne de cinq dessins de Modigliani
Place of Publication Paris
Date of Publication 1921
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Shelfmark Davis557
Upper cover
Country France
Period 20c
Colour Green
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Onlaid; Tooled in black
Style/Type Abstract
Edges Silver
Bookbinder Adler, Rose (1890-1959)
Ownership mark
Reference M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, Vol. III, London, 2010. Yves Peyre and H George Fletcher, Art Deco Bookbindings: The Work of Pierre Legrain and Rose Adler, New York. see also The Wormsley Library, London, 1999, no99
Notes For other bindings (not digitised) by Adler see C129m13 and c108eee16



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Shelfmark Davis555
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Author Jean de La Fontaine
Title Les Amours de Psiche et de Cupidon
Place of Publication Paris
Date of Publication 1669
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Shelfmark Davis555
Upper cover
Country France
Period 20c
Colour Citron
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold; Onlaid; Mosaic
Style/Type All over design; Fanfare; Lettered cover, eg initials, titles
Edges Gilt
Bookbinder Mercier, Emile
Ownership mark Walters, Henry
Reference M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, Vol. III, London, 2010. É. Bosquet, La reliure française, p. 17-18; E. de Crauzat, La reliure française, p. 32-35; Modern Bookbindings, p. 64; N. Henry, La reliure moderne, p. 190, 196; S. T. Prideaux, Modern bindings, p. 62, 72, 80, 82, 84, 89-91; O. Uzanne, L'art dans la décoration extérieure des livres, p. 117, 180-182, 184, 194, 204-206. Au semé à répétition decoration.
Notes Signed. Binding c1905. Émile-Philippe Mercier (1855-1910) learned guilding from Francisque Cuzin, whom he eventually succeeded. Doublures of gold tooled turquoise goat and combmarbled free endleaves.


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Bookbinder Mercier, Emile
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