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Bookbindings of the past.

Matthews, Brander

Bookbindings of the past.

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Published in The Century Magazine, May, 1894.

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Open LibraryOL20409666M

Private collector Jean Paul Michaud, a Maine native and resident of Brooklyn, New York, has donated his library of bookbindings designed by Sarah Whitman to Bowdoin College. Numbering volumes, this collection is among the larger and more complete collections of Whitman bindings anywhere, comprising 85 percent of her known designs.


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This database is a finding aid to the British Library's bookbindings. It aims to provide information and images of selected bindings of books printed in western Europe from the fifteenth century to date. Bindings of other formats (notably manuscripts) and from other regions (including Asia, the Middle East and Africa) will gradually be added.

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About this Item: Pierpont Morgan Library, New York/ Oxford University Press, London, first edition,Cloth, leather spine-label, 4to, 32 cm, xxvii, pp, plates (7 in colour). An appealing catalogue of one hundred bookbindings from the Pierpont Morgan Library dating from the 5th to the 16th centuries and arranged chronologically to chart the development of styles.

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