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Shelfmark 7006aaa18
Held by BL
Author Miall, Louis Compton
Title Object Lessons from Nature. A first book of science. Third Edition.
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1893
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upper covers of parts I & II

Shelfmark 7006aaa18
upper covers of parts I & II
Country England
Period 19c
Colour Blue
Cover Material cloth, ungrained
Decorative Technique Blocked in black
Style/Type Arts & Crafts
Edges
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference Haslam, Malcolm. Arts and Crafts Book Covers. Shepton Beauchamp, Richard Dennis, 2012, no. 10.
Notes The design is by Louis Barraud Davis. London, Paris and Melbourne: Cassell & Company Limite, 1893. [London: Cassell & Company, La Belle Sauvage Works] The third edition issued in two separately bound parts. Each part is 125x187x15mm. Part I has 240p. Part II has 240p. The device of Cassell is printed on the title page verso. Both volumes have publisher’s advertisements printed on the pastedowns and the upper endpapers verso and the lower endpapers recto and verso. Apart from the Part number, both volumes are blocked identically. On the lower cover, a single fillet is blocked in black on the borders. The central vignette is heart-shaped, and shows a rabbit grazing by a fence. The upper cover has a single fillet blocked in black on the borders. The design of garden plants arising from the tail to the head, in front of a garden fence, is blocked in black. In the middle of the cover, within a black scroll-shaped lettering piece, the title words: “/Object lessons/ from nature/” are blocked ‘in relief’, showing the green cloth. At the tail, the imprint: “/ Cassell & Co. Ltd. London, Paris and Melbourne./” are blocked ‘in relief’ within a rectangular black lettering-piece. The monogram “LD” [i.e. Louis Barraud Davis] is blocked in black on the left hand corner of the upper covers. The spine has the title: “/ Object lessons from nature Part I [II]/” blocked in black along its length. Another copy of Part I is at shelf mark W34/3167. This copy has the bookplate of Oldham Public Libraries (with their coat of arms), Werneth Park Study Centre. Text copyright Edmund M B King.


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lower covers of parts I & II

Shelfmark 7006aaa18
lower covers of parts I & II
Country England
Period 19c
Colour Blue
Cover Material cloth, ungrained
Decorative Technique Blocked in black
Style/Type Arts & Crafts
Edges
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference Haslam, Malcolm. Arts and Crafts Book Covers. Shepton Beauchamp, Richard Dennis, 2012, no. 10.
Notes The design is by Louis Barraud Davis. London, Paris and Melbourne: Cassell & Company Limite, 1893. [London: Cassell & Company, La Belle Sauvage Works] The third edition issued in two separately bound parts. Each part is 125x187x15mm. Part I has 240p. Part II has 240p. The device of Cassell is printed on the title page verso. Both volumes have publisher’s advertisements printed on the pastedowns and the upper endpapers verso and the lower endpapers recto and verso. Apart from the Part number, both volumes are blocked identically. On the lower cover, a single fillet is blocked in black on the borders. The central vignette is heart-shaped, and shows a rabbit grazing by a fence. The upper cover has a single fillet blocked in black on the borders. The design of garden plants arising from the tail to the head, in front of a garden fence, is blocked in black. In the middle of the cover, within a black scroll-shaped lettering piece, the title words: “/Object lessons/ from nature/” are blocked ‘in relief’, showing the green cloth. At the tail, the imprint: “/ Cassell & Co. Ltd. London, Paris and Melbourne./” are blocked ‘in relief’ within a rectangular black lettering-piece. The monogram “LD” [i.e. Louis Barraud Davis] is blocked in black on the left hand corner of the upper covers. The spine has the title: “/ Object lessons from nature Part I [II]/” blocked in black along its length. Another copy of Part I is at shelf mark W34/3167. This copy has the bookplate of Oldham Public Libraries (with their coat of arms), Werneth Park Study Centre. Text copyright Edmund M B King.


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Shelfmark C188a354
Held by BL
Author Members of the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society
Title Arts and Crafts Essays ; with a preface by William Morris
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1899
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Shelfmark C188a354
Fore-edge
Country England
Period 20c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Leather (unspecified)
Decorative Technique Blocked; Tooled
Style/Type Arts & Crafts
Edges Gilt
Bookbinder Preston, Emily
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes Bound by Emily Preston at the Doves Bindery in 1900: "19-E.P.00" stamped in gilt on inside lower cover.


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Shelfmark C188a354
Lower cover
Country England
Period 20c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Leather (unspecified)
Decorative Technique Blocked; Tooled
Style/Type Arts & Crafts
Edges Gilt
Bookbinder Preston, Emily
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes Bound by Emily Preston at the Doves Bindery in 1900: "19-E.P.00" stamped in gilt on inside lower cover.


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