- Category = Embossed Binding
Les Jeunes Voyageurs en France.
Paris: Etiene Ledoux, 1834. 6 volume set, 6 inches tall. A delightful little set with embossed boards, finely gilt tooled spines, dentelles and all edges gilt. An interesting Bookseller's ticket on the pastedown endpaper of the first volume. This set for 'young travellers in France' has an engraved frontispiece, 13 views, a folding map of France and 87 maps of the departments of France. All the maps are hand coloured on outline. The charming department maps have borders illustrating the produce and distinctive characteristics of that region. There is fading to several of the boards. In the original French.More details Price: £660.00
Order for the Administration of the Holy Communion and Occasional Offices according to the Use of the Church of England.
London: William Pickering, 1848. Full calf, 8.25 inches tall. An extraordinary binding with raised bands and blind centre tools to the panels. Gilt lettering and blind tooling to the boards around a deeply grooved cross. Gauffered edges. An owners ticket on the paste down endpaper. A superb copy of this beautifully printed work.More details Price: £375.00
The Book of Common Prayer. (BOUND WITH) The Psalms of David.
Rivington et al., 1828; Cambridge: Rivington et al, 1827. Full calf, 4.75 inches tall. Superbly embossed somewhat in the 'Cathedral' style. With Gilt raised bands, gilt 'Cathedral' Gothic tooling to the panels and gilt and blind tooling to the boards. All edges gilt. Lacks blanks. There are signs of usage but the binding, other than very minor signs of rubbing, is in excellent condition.More details Price: £300.00
London: De La Rue & Co, c. 1840. Full calf, 8.5 inches tall. A exquisite embossed calf by De La Rue with gilt highlights, dentelles and all edges. Watered silk endpapers. There are a few competent drawings, watercolours and text and the evidence of the loss of a couple of leaves. 32 blank leaves remain, some with heavily embossed borders.More details Price: £280.00
Friendship’s Offering: A Literary Album, and Christmas and New Year’s Present for 1829
London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1829. Full calf, 5.75 inches tall. A wonderful little embossed calf binding with ornate blind tooled calf on the spine with gilt titles and on the boards framing gilt lyres. All edges gilt. An engraved presentation plate and 12 further fine engravings. Including 4 sonnets by John Clare.More details Price: £220.00
The Guide to Domestic Happiness
ondon, J.F. Dove, n.d. c.1830. Full embossed morocco signed by Remnant & Edmonds of London, 5 inches tall. Blind tooled with all edges gilt. A lovely little volume embossed by perhaps the greatest name in this style of binding (with their name stamped on the lower board) in fine condition. A most helpful volume of advice for those embarking on marriage in pre Victorian Great Britain!More details Price: £200.00
Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1837. Full calf, 5.5 inches tall. A modest but most unusual binding with blind stamped designs on both boards of a man in ancient attire playing a harp in a country glade. The spine has raised gilt bands, label and gilt framed panels. Bookplate. Portrait. slight stain confined to the top of the engraved portrait. A charming curiosity.More details Price: £180.00
The Beauties of.
Chiswick: Whittingham, 1822. Full calf, 5 inches tall. A delightful binding with gilt raised bands, gilt floral tooling to the panels and fine embossed blind tooling within gilt and blind rolls. With the ticket of Campbell of Edinburgh. Lengthy ink inscription facing the first titlepage.More details Price: £100.00