- Category = Divinity Binding
The Works of Ben. Jonson
London: Routledge, Warne & Routledge, 1860. Full calf, 9.5 inches tall. A wonderful binding in the 'Oxford' or 'Divinity' style by Riviere. With raised bands, terracotta label and the distinctive blind tooling on the spine and boards. Pink edges. An ink inscription 'on leaving Eton' dated 1861 on the first blank. Portrait and engraved title page. Slight rubbing. A fine double column single volume edition of the works of this great 17th century English playwright, poet, actor, and literary critic.More details Price: £350.00
A History of the English Church.
London: John Murray, 1895. 3 volume set, 7 inches tall. A handsome little 'Oxford' or 'Divinity' full calf with raised bands and twin labels. Inked tooling to the panels and boards. Pink edges. Gilt prize block on the boards and prize bookplates. A little rubbing but a fine set.More details Price: £280.00
The Book of Common Prayer.
London: Joseph Masters, 1853. Full calf, 6 1/2 inches tall. A classic divinity or Oxford binding from the middle of the 19th century with inked raised bands, pallets, centre tools to the panels and inked tooling to the boards. Pink edges. Red ruled throughout. Owners name pasted to the endpaper and written on the first blank. Contains the Sacraments and the Psalms of David. Slightly rubbed, but still a charming example of this style.More details Price: £150.00