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A collection of book bindings. The Henry Davis Gift. Volume 1

Mirjam Foot

A collection of book bindings. The Henry Davis Gift. Volume 1

Studies in the History of Bookbinding

by Mirjam Foot

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Published by British Museum Publications Ltd. [for] the British Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Private collections,
  • Art collections,
  • Davis, Henry,
  • England,
  • London,
  • Bookbinding

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7798496M
    ISBN 100714103918
    ISBN 109780714103914

    A collection of book bindings. The Henry Davis Gift. Volume 1: Studies in the History of Bookbinding4/5(1).   Those who want to read more about Wotton bindings are now directed to H.M. Nixon's Twelve Books in Fine Bindings from the Library of J.W. Hely-Hutchinson (Oxford, ), p. , and to Mirjam M. Foot's The Henry Davis Gift, v. 1 (London, c), p. Nixon classes bindings similar to ours as Group IIA of Wotton bindings, while Foot.

    Barber, Giles, "Continental Paper Wrappers and Publishers' Bindings in the 18th Century", in The Book Collector 24 (Spring ) pp Barber, Giles, "Brochure, cartonnage, reliure: the provisional protection of print in the later 18th century", in Rousseau and the 18th Century: Essays in Memory of R. A. Leigh (The Voltaire Foundation, ). A collection of book bindings. The Henry Davis Gift. Volume 1: Studies in the History of Bookbinding by.

    Available in an English translation as The Coming of the Book in various recent paperback editions Foot, Mirjam, The Henry Davis Gift, vol. 1, London, ; vol. 2, (London, ) Foxon, David, "Stitched books", in The Book Collec (Spring ), pp Goldschmidt, E, Ph., Gothic and Renaissance Bookbindings (London, Reprinted. Mirjam M. Foot, in her most recent book: The Henry Davis Gift A Collection of Bookbindings Volume III: A Catalogue of South-European Bindings, has described Davis as A Paris binding, possibly by Nicolas-Denis Derome le jeune c. I include the text .


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A collection of book bindings. The Henry Davis Gift. Volume 1 by Mirjam Foot Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a superb catalogue of the Henry Davis Gift of Book Bindings to the British Library This is volume three and the last in the set The author is one of the world's leading experts on bookbinding both as an art form and bookbinding practices5/5(1).

This is a superb catalogue of the Henry Davis Gift of Book Bindings to the British Library This is volume three and the last in the set The author is one of the world's leading experts on bookbinding both as an art form and bookbinding practices5/5(1).

Title: The Henry Davis Gift: A Collection of Book Bindings: Publication Type: Book: Year of Publication: Authors: Foot, Mirjam Michaela, and British Library. First edition. The Henry Davis Gift, A Collection of Bookbindings, Volume II covers bindings made in the British Isles, the Netherlands (including Belgium), Germany, Austria and Denmark.

There are entries, arranged by country of origin, as well as chronologically, with excellent bibliographical notes on each binding and the binders who executed them.

This much anticipated third and final volume of The Henry Davis Gift focuses on South and East European fine bindings, with additional sections on Oriental and American includes many new identifications, and owners and binders are discussed comprehensively.

Not only have the decorative features of every binding been described and illustrated, details of structure have also. The Henry Davis Gift, A Collection of Bookbindings, Volume II covers bindings made in the British Isles, the Netherlands (including Belgium), Germany, Austria and Denmark.

There are entries, arranged by country of origin, as well as chronologically, with excellent bibliographical notes on each binding and the binders who executed them. At head of title: The Henry Davis gift. Description: volumes >: illustrations ; 29 cm: Contents: v. Studies in the history of bookbinding --v.

A catalogue of North-European bindings --v. A catalogue of South-European bindings. Other Titles: Henry Davis gift: Responsibility: Mirjam M Foot. The review reports about the book and adds some corrections and remarks.

The site provides an online source of information and a finding aid to bookbindings in the British Library. Images and searchable text relating to selected bindings continue to be added. Custom Made Books for Gifts & Occasions. If you're wanting a unique book to give as a gift, or for a special occasion, we have lots of ideas to help you.

As well as binding the book we can also can edit, typeset and print it in-house if required, making the process very simple and straightforward. the review reports about the book and adds some remarks and corrections. Book-buyers began to see cloth boards as a cheap alternative to re-binding all their own books, and the number of people re-binding books for their library began to decline.

The terms ‘original cloth’, ‘publishers cloth’, and ‘edition cloth’ all refer to publications where the original binding of the book was, and continues to be. 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 invia a trust holding the collection for the Museum (since for the British Library Board); books remained in Davis' possession during his lifetime; he died in The Henry Davis Gift.

A Collection of Bookbindings. Volume 1. Studies in the History of Bookbinding, (London, ) p. This is number 65 (p. 49). She evidently based her attribution on the illustration of the front cover published in the Sotheby’s auction sale catalogue of the books belonging to the Duke of Leeds on JuneThe Henry Davis gift: a collection of bookbindings.

Volumes II, III. London: – Nixon, Howard M. Sixteenth-century gold-tooled bookbindings in the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York: Storm van Leeuwen, Jan.

Dutch decorated bookbinding in the eighteenth century. ‘t Goy-Houten: 3 vols. in 4 bindings. Read Volume III. Davenport, Cyril. English Embroidered Bookbindings. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Company, Ltd., (c.1) Although this is still used as a standard work on English embroidered bindings, the information provided should be treated with care.

Foot, Mirjam M. The Henry Davis Gift. A Collection of Bookbindings. Vol. Thomas Mahieu (between and – after ), also known as Thomas Maiolus, was a French courtier and bibliophile with a special interest in decorative bookbindings. Mahieu was advisor and secretary to Henry II of France, personal secretary to Catherine de' Medici from toand subsequently Treasurer-General of France.

His book collection is considered second only to that of. Henry David Gift: A Collection of Bookbindings - Volume III, A Catalogue of South-European Bindings by Mirjam M. Foot. Oak Knoll. Used - Like New. Hardcover. Profusely illustrated. Fine. 5 Book Binding Styles Illustrated. Most books are printed on large sheets of paper that are subsequently folded down to the final size, at which point it forms one signature.

The most typical sizes for a signature are 16 or in some cases 32 pages, 8 or 16 printed on each side of the paper. I received recently in my email, a publicity page from Oak Knoll, for Mirjam's latest book, The Henry Davis Gift A Collection of Bookbindings Volume III: A Catalogue of South-European Bindings by Mirjam M.

Foot This much anticipated third and final volume of The Henry Davis Gift focuses on South and East European fine bindings, with additional sections on Oriental and American bindings.

The e-book with title The Henry Davis Gift: A Collection of Bookbindings: A Catalogue of North-European Bindings has lot of information that you can find out it. You can get a lot of help after read this book. This kind of book exist new information the information that exist in this reserve represented the condition of the world at this point.THE BRITISH BINDINGS IN THE HENRY DAVIS GIFT MIRJAM M.

FOOT WHEN Henry Davis, C.B.E. died on io January the majority of his magnificent collection of bookbindings joined those already on exhibition in the British Library.

The Gift, which comprises approximately decorated bookbindings and reference books.The Henry Davis Gift: vol I, London, ; vol 2, London, A very useful collection of bindings from all European countries, all illustrated, succinctly described and with information about provenance etc.

Foxon, David. "Stitched Books," in The Book Collector 24 (Spring ), pp