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Royal English bookbindings in the British Museum.

British Museum. Department of Printed Books.

Royal English bookbindings in the British Museum.

by British Museum. Department of Printed Books.

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Published by Trustees of the British Museum in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Armorial bindings

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p., [8] leaves of plates.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17431395M

    Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Brooklyn Museum. Full text of "English embroidered bookbindings". @; edited Prints, Provenance and decorated book covers. Cataloguing The British Museum Robin de Beaumont Collecti.

    THOMAS BERTHELET. Royal Printer and Bookbinder to Henry V Ill, King of England, with Special Reference to His Bookbindings. By Cyril Davenport, F. S. A., of the British Museum, Author of the English Regalia; Royal English Bookbindings, English Embroidered Bookbindings, Cantor Lectures on Bookbinding, Cameos, etc. Chicago. Published v by The. Read more about Cameo Book-Stamps Figured and Described; English Embroidered Bookbindings English Embroidered Bookbindings, Davenport, Cyril, The .

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Royal English bookbindings in the British Museum by British Museum. Department of Printed Books. Download PDF EPUB FB2

British Museum. Department of Printed Books. Royal English bookbindings in the British Museum. London: Trustees of the British Museum, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Howard M Nixon; British Museum. Department of Printed Books. ROYAL ENGLISH BOOKBINDINGS.

PROLOGUE. It is curious that twice in English history the royal libraries have been given to the nation. The ancient royal collection, containing manuscripts from the reign of Richard III., was added to by each sovereign in turn; but it seems to have been brought into notice and taken special care of by Prince Henry, the eldest son of James I.

Out of his own. Buy Royal English Bookbindings: Read Books Reviews - Royal English Bookbindings (Classic Reprint) [Cyril Davenport] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Excerpt from Royal English Bookbindings The royal library at Windsor now contains the greatest number of royal bindings now existing in any one collection. English bookbindings in the British Museum.

Illustrations of 63 examples selected on account of their beauty or historical interest with introduction and descriptions by Fletcher. The plates printed in facsimile by W. Griggs chromolithographer to her Majesty the Rating: % positive.

Get this from a library. Royal English bookbindings. [Cyril Davenport] -- First edition. (S-KMejer no. Binding examples from the Royal Library in the British Museum, many of which were gathered by George III and his librarian Sir Frederick Barnard.

Full text of "Royal English book bindings" See other formats CYRIL DAVENPORT With many Illustrations FROM THE LIBRARY OF GERALD P. MANDER TETTENHALL WOOD STAFFORDSHIRE * I Passionale, etc., MS., circa A.D.

Henry I. ROYAL ENGLISH BOOKBINDINGS By CYRIL^DAVENPORT, F.S.A Of the Department of Printed Books, British Museum LONDON SEELEY. Howard Millar Nixon OBE (3 September – 18 February ) was a British librarian and historian of was a librarian at the British Museum then Librarian of Westminster Abbey from until his death.

Life. Howard Millar Nixon was born in Westminster on 3 September to Leigh Hunter Nixon, a minor canon and precentor of Westminster Abbey, and Harrie : 3 SeptemberWestminster, London, United Kingdom.

British Museum: English bookbindings in the British museum: illustrations of sixty-three examples selected on account of their beauty or historical interest / (London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner and Company, Limited, ), also by William Younger Fletcher, William Griggs, and printer T. and A.

Constable, contrib. by Trench Kegan Paul. Baltimore Museum of Art The history of bookbinding Craig, M. Irish bookbindings Hobson, G.D. Thirty bindings Hobson, G.D Bindings in Cambridge libraries Hobson, G.D English bindings, in the Library of J.R.

Abbey McDonnell, Joseph Five hundred years of the art of the book in Ireland Mitchell, W.S. erhaps the earliest existing English book bound in satin is a collection of sixteenth-century tracts that belonged to Henry viii., and is now part of the Old Royal Library in the British Museum.

It is covered in red satin, measures 12 by 8 inches, and is embroidered in an arabesque design, outlined with gold cord. Remarkable Bindings In the British Museum Selected For Their Beauty Or Historic Interest by Henry B Wheatley ( pages) Report of the Committee On Leather For Bookbinding by the Royal Society of Arts Great Britain by Ciscount Cobham ( pages) Royal English Book Bindings by C.

English Bookbindings in the British Museum, Fletcher William Younger, First Edition Royal English BookBindings; Davenport CyrilFirst American Edition. Royal English BookBindings. See W Y Fletcher, English Bookbindings in the British Museum, London,pl.

xix C Davenport, Royal bindings,pp fig 9. Nixon in the Scholderer Festschrift Notes: 2 pairs of clasps (only 1 remains) catching on to the lower cover and other metalwork painted with coloured enamels.

The site provides an online source of information and a finding aid to bookbindings in the British Library. Images and searchable text relating to selected bindings continue to be added.

The Royal manuscripts are one of the "closed collections" of the British Library (i.e. historic collections to which new material is no longer added), consisting of some 2, manuscripts collected by the sovereigns of England in the "Old Royal Library" and given to the British Museum by George II in They are still catalogued with call numbers using the prefix "Royal" in the style "Royal.

Chapter Library 'Royal English bookbindings in the British Museum' 'Sixteenth-century gold-tooled bookbindings in the Pierpont Morgan Library' -- subject(s): Bookbinding, Catalogs, Fine bindings.

Collection of Books on Bookbinding and related trades, Belonging to R. Smart Old English Bindery. Queen Mary left a beautiful book known as the Queen Mary Psalter, with Psalms and hymns in Latin and French, now in the British Museum.

It is crimson velvet with gilt ' Davenport, Cyril, Royal English Bookbindings, Seeley and Co. Limited, London,8. English heraldic book-stamps, figured and described (London, A.

Constable & co., ltd., ), by Cyril Davenport (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) A guide to an exhibition of armorial and related bookbindings. FLETCHER (WILLIAM YOUNGER) English Bookbindings in the British Museum, ; Foreign Bookbindings in the British Museum,LIMITED TO COPIES, Kegan Paul--ALMACK (EDWARD) Fine Old Bindings, Blades, HOLMES (R.R.) Specimens of Royal Fine and Historical Bookbinding, Selected from the Royal Library, Windsor Castle, W.

Griggs,FIRST EDITIONS. British Museum catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland and Ireland, and of books in English printed abroad to the year 3 vols. Dibdin, T. F. Typographical antiquities. Begun by Joseph Ames, augmented by William Herbert.

4 vols. –Other examples of English embroidered bookbindings can be found, for example, at the Victoria & Albert Museum and at the Bodleian Library in Oxford. Selected Literature on Embroidery and Embroidered Bindings.

This short list of titles includes works on embroidery in general in order to provide the context in which embroidered covers were produced.