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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Bearman, Frederick A.
Fine and historic bookbindings from the Folger Shakespeare Library.
Washington, D.C. : Folger Shakespeare Library, ©1992
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Frederick A Bearman; Nati Krivatsy; John Franklin Mowery; Folger Shakespeare Library.
|Description:||271 pages : illustrations ; 32 cm|
|Contents:||Foreword / Werner Gundersheimer --
Introduction / Anthony Hobson --
Catalogue of the bindings. Preface ; 15th-century bindings on incunabula ; English and German bindings, 16th and early 17th centuries ; Bindings from the reign of Queen Elizabeth I ; Panel-stamp and roll decoration, 16th and 17th centuries ; Bindings from the reign of King James I to the Commonwealth ; Bindings from the Restoration ; Vellum bindings, 16th and 17th centuries ; Embroidered and velvet bindings, 16th and 17th centuries ; Five centuries of edge decoration ; Furniture, clasps, and bosses, 15th-18th centuries ; Bindings from the reign of Queen Anne to King George III ; Continental Renaissance and Baroque bindings ; Celebrating Shakespeare in the 20th century ; English 19th- and 20th-century bindings ; American and Continental 19th- and 20th-century bindings ; Two 19th-century forgeries ; Miniature bindings, 17th-20th centuries --
Appendix: Manuscript fragments in the bindings --
Glossary of terms --
Indexes. A. Binders, binderies, and types of bindings ; B. Places of binding ; C. Former owners.
|Responsibility:||by Frederick A. Bearman, Nati H. Krivatsy, J. Franklin Mowery ; with an introduction by Anthony Hobson ; photographs by Julie Ainsworth.|
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