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A parte of a register contayninge sundrie memorable matters [Middelburg: 1593] [Bh5-g.14] Andro Hart, an Edinburgh printer and bookseller, was also a bookbinder, and this is probably a specimen of his work. An ownership inscription on the flyeaf shows that it belonged to Walter Stirling in 1612 so it must have been bound before then. The design of hearts in the gauffering may be a punning reference to Andro Hart.

A parte of a register contayninge sundrie memorable matters [Middelburg: Andro Hart.

Wardlaw Bible (front cover) | Amsterdam | 1640 | velvet, silver & gold thread | St Andrew's University Library | Call #: BS170.C40 | Presented to Sir Henry Wardlaw of Pitreavie by King Charles I for his service to Queen Anne.

52 Weeks of Fantastic Bindings, Week 52: an embroidered Bible presented by Charles I, on behalf of Queen Anne, to Sir Harry Wardlaw of Pitreavie

embroidered - The embroidered front cover of the Wardlaw Bible, a copy of the 1640 Geneva-Tomson Bible presented by Charles I to Sir Henry Wardlaw of Pitreavie for his .

Front cover of Lindau Gospels; c. 870; gold w/ precious & semi-precious stones; 13 3/4" x 10 1/2"; Carolingian; Massive acanthus frame & interlaced Cross set with smooth stones (non-faceted). Christus triumphans (Christ is calm & alive), stands on footrest & voluntarily extends his arms. Above his head, the sun & moon hide themselves. Above, 4 angels repose in grief. Beneath, crouches Mary, John, & other Marys. Their clothing drapes across them, showing their heritage as that of Hellenic…

Ancient book covers as Russian jewelry art. In the early days the book was a…

Adolphe Giraldon, cover of "Les Éclogues" 1906  Adolphe Giraldon, cover of "Les Éclogues" 1906.    Scanned from 1997 book "Le Livre Objet d'Art    Collection Calouste Gulbenkian  France. XIXe-XXe Siècles."

Adolphe Giraldon, Scanned from 1997 book "Le Livre Objet d'Art Collection Calouste Gulbenkian France.

16th century embroidered velvet book with scroll and floral pattern. (by Aria Nadii)

century embroidered velvet book with scroll and floral pattern. Collection The British Library. **check out her other pix of Book Covers from the British Library

By Stephen J. Gertz     Dario Ecclesiatico Para o Reino de Portugal, Principalmente Para A Guide de Lisboa, Para o Anno de 1822. Lisboa [Lis...

Another book cover inspiraton ~ The Holy Bible [bound with] The Book of Common Prayer [bound with] The Genealogies [bound with] The Whole Book of Psalms. London: Bonham Norton and John Bill,

Front cover / Book of Hours; Follower of the Boucicaut Master (French, active about 1390 - 1430), and a follower of the Egerton Master (French / Netherlandish active about 1405 - 1420); Paris, France; about 1410; Tempera colors, gold leaf, gold paint, and ink on parchment bound between pasteboard covered with red morocco; Leaf: 19.1 x 14 cm (7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.); Ms. Ludwig IX 5

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'Book of Hours of Catherine de Medici'  Black morocco leather and plated enamel locks  Binder unknown, 1565

‘Book of Hours of Catherine de Medici’ Black morocco leather and plated enamel locks Binder unknown, 1565 (via: rockingfundas)

The Morgan Library & Museum - Incunable Bookbinding - PML 63245 - Front cover, outside

Egregium opus subtilitate et devoto exercicio precellens parvoru[m] opusculoru[m] seraphici / sancti Bonaventure.

The Morgan Library Museum - Incunable Bookbinding - PML 63245 - Front cover, outside

Samuel Mearne Bindery  CHURCH OF ENGLAND  The book of common prayer  London: 1678 [Ds-f.3]    Back cover

Samuel Mearne Bindery CHURCH OF ENGLAND The Book of Common Prayer with its rich prose, born from the needs of the post-Reformation Church. London: 1678 Back cover

Horae ad usum Mettensem ou Heures dites d'Isabeau de Bavière, reine de France. Date d'édition : 1375-1400 Type : manuscrit Langue :	 Latin Français

Horae ad usum Mettensem ou Heures dites d'Isabeau de Bavière, reine de France. Date d'édition : 1375-1400 Type : manuscrit Langue : Latin Français

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Gospel Cover with filigree apron (the contribution of Prince Repnin to the Holy Trinity Monastery in Apron - silver, filigree, enamel on filigree. Ancient Book Covers as Russian Jewelry Art,.

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