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Shelfmark Add Ms 12915
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Title P. A. TERENTII comoediæ sex, with notes. Vellum; circa 1490-1500. With ornamental letters in the German style. On the covers are inserted oval medallions, stamped on leather, representing "Justitia" and "Lucretia," A coat of arms occurs on the second leaf. Quarto. Add MS 21915
Place of Publication
Date of Publication 15c
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Shelfmark Add Ms 12915
Upper cover
Country Germany
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material
Decorative Technique
Style/Type Allegorical
Edges
Bookbinder
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Notes Rebound with original blind tooled decoration from original binding added. May be Germany 16c.


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Shelfmark Add Ms 12915
Lower cover
Country
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material
Decorative Technique
Style/Type Allegorical
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Notes Rebound with original blind tooled decoration from original binding added.


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Shelfmark 4805b45
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Author Hallock, Mary Angelina
Title The sweet story of old.
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1860
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Shelfmark 4805b45
Country England
Period 19c
Colour Blue
Cover Material Cloth, bead grain
Decorative Technique Blocked in gold; Blocked in blind; Blocked in relief
Style/Type Allegorical
Edges Gilt
Bookbinder Lewis & Sons
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes Designed by John Leighton. [4],164p., 3 plates. With eight pages of publisher's titles bound at the end. London: The Religious Tract Society; 56, Paternoster Row, and 164, Piccadilly; and sold by the Booksellers. [London:] Reed and Pardon, Printers, Paternoster Row. 124x160x17mm. Gilt edges. Yellow endpapers and pastedowns. Binder’s ticket on lower pastedown: “/Bound by/ Lewis & Sons/ Gough Square/ Fleet St./ London./” [Binder’s ticket: Ball VPB 54A; King VDTB, p. 269.] Blue bead-grain cloth. Both covers are blocked identically in blind and in relief on the borders and the corners. A thick and a thin fillet are blocked in blind on the outer borders. Plant motifs are blocked on the corners and the sides in blind. The central ‘arabesque’ panel is defined by a fillet in blind with dots in relief within it. On the upper cover, the central vignette is blocked in gold. The title: “/The/ Sweet Story/ of Old/” is blocked in gold. A shepherd separates the two words: “of” and “Old”; at the feet of the shepherd - a lamb, and two groups of flowers are blocked in gold. Underneath this the words: ‘”Feed my lambs”’ are blocked in gold. The spine is blocked in gold. A single gold fillet is blocked around its perimeter. At the head, two fillets are blocked in gold, and also a shamrock. The title: “/The/ Sweet/ Story/ of/ Old./” is blocked in gold. Beneath this, within gold fillets, the spine of the book of the New Testament is blocked in gold. The spine has seven panels formed by the sewing bands, and each, apart from panel two, has small decorative motifs blocked within rectangular panel, the whole picked out in relief. Panel two has the words: “/New/ Testament/” blocked in relief. Signed “JL” as separate letters near the base of the spine. At the base, a small rectangular panel is formed by a single gold fillet. Text copyright Edmund M B King.



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