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Glossed Books Of The Bible And The Origins Of The Paris Booktrade Christopher De Hamel

Glossed Books Of The Bible And The Origins Of The Paris Booktrade

Christopher De Hamel

Published 1987
ISBN : 9780859911474
105 pages
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This first account of the Pepys bindings to be published is the work of the foremost authority on the history of English bookbinding. The introduction gives an account of the investigations by which the various types of binding in the Library wereMoreThis first account of the Pepys bindings to be published is the work of the foremost authority on the history of English bookbinding. The introduction gives an account of the investigations by which the various types of binding in the Library were identified and dated. A list of all the volumes, with a note in each case of the type of binding, is accompanied by descriptions and illustrations of a number of fine bindings and illustrations of the main styles commissioned by Pepys himself.