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The Resource English bookbinding styles, 1450-1800 : a handbook, David Pearson

English bookbinding styles, 1450-1800 : a handbook, David Pearson

Label
English bookbinding styles, 1450-1800 : a handbook
Title
English bookbinding styles, 1450-1800
Title remainder
a handbook
Statement of responsibility
David Pearson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This new book provides guidance on recognising and dating English bindings of the handpress period, from the middle of the fifteenth century to the beginning of the nineteenth. During this time, bookbinding was a handcrafted process and every binding made, however ordinary by the standards of its day, was a unique artefact. English Bookbinding Styles deals not only with the luxury end of the market (where so many binding studies have concentrated) but with the whole spectrum of binding options, the cheap and temporary with the permanent, the plain and middling, as well as the fine. In addition to providing practical help in placing particular bindings within their time and place, the book encourages a new approach to historic bindings, concentrating not so much on binders and workshop attributions as on what a binding can tell us about previous owners and their approach to books." "Well illustrated with over 250 photographs, the book fills a long-recognised gap in the literature and will be valued by librarians, book historians, booksellers, collectors, and anyone who deals with early books."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pearson, David
Dewey number
686.3/0942
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
Z270.E5
LC item number
P44 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bookbinding
  • Bookbinding
  • History, 17th Century
  • History, 18th Century
  • History, Early Modern 1451-1600
  • England
Label
English bookbinding styles, 1450-1800 : a handbook, David Pearson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-203) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
55600823
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xii, 221 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781584561408
Lccn
2004052061
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
English bookbinding styles, 1450-1800 : a handbook, David Pearson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-203) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
55600823
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xii, 221 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781584561408
Lccn
2004052061
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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