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The Henry Davis gift : a collection of bookbindings

Author: Mirjam Foot; British Library,
Publisher: London : The British Library, 1978-2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on south and east European fine bindings, with sections on Oriental and American bindings. This title describes and illustrates the decorative features of different kinds of bindings, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Catalogs
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Named Person: Henry Davis, C.B.E.; Henry Davis, C.B.E.; Henry Davis; Henry Davis, C.B.E.
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Mirjam Foot; British Library,
ISBN: 071410390X 9780714103907 0714103918 9780714103914 0904654737 9780904654738 9780712350549 0712350543 9781584562726 1584562722
OCLC Number: 5714575
Notes: Volume 3 has imprint: London : The British Library ; New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press, 2010.
The works described are from the bookbinding collection of Henry Davis, C.B.E., which was presented to the British Museum through the Friends of the National Libraries in 1968, via a trust holding the collection for the Museum (since 1973 for the British Library Board); books remained in Davis' possession during his lifetime; he died in 1977. See Introduction to v. 1.
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: v. 1. Studies in the history of bookbinding --
v. 2. A catalogue of North-European bindings --
v. 3. A catalogue of South-European bindings.
Other Titles: Collection of bookbindings
Responsibility: Mirjam M. Foot.

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