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Eloquent witnesses : bookbindings and their history

Author: Phiroze Randeria; Mirjam Foot; Bibliographical Society (Great Britain)
Publisher: London : Bibliographical Society : British Library ; New Castle, Del. : Oak Knoll Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays demonstrates the change in direction the study of bookbinding history has taken. Much of the work published here is based on minute observation of details of techniques and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phiroze Randeria; Mirjam Foot; Bibliographical Society (Great Britain)
ISBN: 094817014X 9780948170140 0712348271 9780712348270 1584561173 9781584561170
OCLC Number: 57001096
Notes: "A volume of essays dedicated to the memory of Dr. Phiroze Randeria."
Description: 328 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Bookbinding research : pitfalls, possibilities and needs / Mirjam M. Foot --
Bookbindings, their depictions, their owners and their contents / Jan Storm van Leeuwen --
The prize is the proof : four centuries of prize books / Christian Coppens --
English centre-piece bookbindings, 1560-1640 / David Pearson --
The interpretation of bookbinding structure : an examination of sixteenth century bindings in the Ramey collection in the Pierpoint Morgan Library / Nicholas Pickwoad --
Around the Padeloup and Derome workshops : gold-tooled Parisian bindings of the eighteenth century / Giles Barber --
"A magnificent and bewildering variety" : Irish bookbinding in the eighteenth century / Mirjam M. Foot --
Benjamin West, 1805-1883 / Esther Potter --
Collector, dealer and forger : a fragment of nineteenth century binding history / Mirjam M. Foot, Carmen Blacker & Nicholas Poole-Wilson --
Women bookbinders in Britain before the First World War / Marianne Tidcombe.
Responsibility: edited by Mirjam M. Foot.

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