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English bindings, 1490-1940, in the library of J.R. Abbey

J. R. Abbey

English bindings, 1490-1940, in the library of J.R. Abbey

by J. R. Abbey

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Published by Priv. print. at the Chiswick Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abbey, J. R. -- 1896-1969 -- Library -- Catalogs,
  • Bookbinding -- Great Britain,
  • Bookbinding -- Great Britain -- History,
  • Fine bindings -- Great Britain,
  • Fine bindings -- Ireland,
  • Bookbinding -- Ireland -- History,
  • Bookbinding -- Catalogs

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by G.D. Hobson.
    GenreCatalogs
    ContributionsHobson, G. D. 1882-1949., Hobson, G. D. 1882-1949, (autograph), Abbey, J. R. 1896-1969, (autograph)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 201, [1] p. :
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19988008M

    An Exhibition Of Modern English And French Bindings by Abbey J and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The book is bound in full Harmatan dark red goatskin and features and elaborate all-over gold tooling design derived from a period binding of Richard Allesstree’s The Lively Oracles: , included in English Bindings in the Library of J.R. Abbey, edited by G.D. Hobson, London: The Chiswick Press,

    One of Edward’s books, however, has actually the first instance in an English book of a decorated “doublure,” the name by which we understand the inner side of the boards of a book. Mr. Herbert Horne, in his most excellent work on the Binding of Books, mentions, and gives a plate of, an instance of this kind of decoration occurring on a. J.R. Abbey - Travel in aquatint and lithography - Catalogues, Travels - Quantity: 2 - Dust jacket 2big in-4 in perfect condition,catalogue of the library of Vol 1 Wolrld,Europe,Africa. works,44plates Vol2.

    Some database entries are accompanied by "Literature" fields, citing published descriptions or research into that particular binding. The following list reproduces and adds to the bibliography from the catalog Fine and Historic Bookbindings, providing full citations for "Literature" notes and a list of titles for additional part of our ongoing work, we plan to revise this. His book collecting started in buying books from various Private presses, eventually gaining complete collections of books from the Kelmscott, Ashendene and Gwasg Gregynog presses. He also became interested in modern bindings, and in commissioned examples from Sybil Pye and, from R. de Coverley & Sons, a copy of Siegfried Sassoon's Memoirs of an Infantry Officer decorated with Abbey.


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English bindings, 1490-1940, in the library of J.R. Abbey by J. R. Abbey Download PDF EPUB FB2

English Bindings - in the Library of J.R. Abbey. Edited by G.D. Hobson. fine reproductions (12 in gold & color) & 46 facsimiles in the text. Title printed in red, black, & gold. Large thick 4to, orig. cloth (endpapers foxed as always), red 1490-1940 lettering piece on spine, t.e.g.

London: Privately Printed at the Chiswick Press, Get this from a library. English bindings,in the library of J.R. Abbey. [J R Abbey; G D Hobson]. Title: English bindings in the library of J.R.

Abbey: Publication Type: Book: Year of Publication: Authors: Abbey J R: City: London: Other Citation. described in G. Hobson's English Bindings,in the Library of J. Abbey, London, privately printed, (cited below as Hobson). Several were acquired at the dispersal of the Schiff library and are described in S.

De Ricci's British and Miscellaneous Signed Bindings in the Mortimer L. See also G. Hobson, English bindings in the library of J. Abbey, no. Darlow & Moule ; Wing BA.

Language: French. Seller Inventory # C More information about this seller | Contact this seller 3. 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. About this Item: Sotheby & Co, London, Condition: Very Good. First Edition. x mm. + plates. English text. Catalogue for the sale of the eighth portion of the Major library auction featuring The Hornby Manuscripts, Part 1 (Thirty-four manuscripts of the 11th to the 15th Century).

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. Hobson, English Bindings in the Library of J.

Abbey (London, ), p. Dorothy Miner, The History of Bookbinding (Baltimore, ), p. The thesaurus of binding terms is designed to create special files in a library of any size, whether it has only a few unusual bindings that might be identified for teaching or exhibition purposes, or a large collection in which particular characteristics are kept track of systematically.

Based on the Lyell Lectures given by Howard Nixon at Oxford inthis lavishly illustrated book traces the decorated binding in England from the earliest surviving example, the St Cuthbert Gospel dating from a little before the end of the seventh century, to the beginning of the Modern Movement in the late s.

This books emphasis is on fine binding in leather, with the styles and 4/5(1). He produced several works of lasting significance on early English bindings, including English bindings before (); English bindings in the Library of J.R. Abbey (); and Blind-stamped panels in the English book-trade c.

His son Anthony Robert Alwyn Hobson () continued his work. Hobson, G.D English bindings, in the Library of J.R. Abbey McDonnell, Joseph Five hundred years of the art of the book in Ireland Mitchell, W.S. A history of Scottish bookbinding to Nixon, H.M. Twelve books in fine bindings from the library.

Binding before (, his Sandars lectures at Cambridge), English Bindings, –, in the Library of J. Abbey (London, ), Blind-Stamped Panels in the English Book Trade, c– (London, ) and drawing together a mass of papers assembled mostly by others in Bindings in Cambridge Libraries (Cambridge, ).

found: Oxford dictionary of national biography online, 7 Febrary (John Roland Abbey, book collector; born in Brighton, England on 23 November ; died in London on 24 December ; commissioned a series of catalogues: G.

Hobson, English Bindings,in the Library of J. Abbey (); A. Hobson, French and Italian collectors and their bindings, illustrated from.

He produced work of particular significance on early English binding: English Bindings before (), English Bindings – in the Library of J. Abbey (), and Blind-Stamped Panels in the English Book-Trade c– (). From. An exhibition of modern English and French bindings from the collection of Major J.R.

Abbey[ Modern English & French bindings from the collection of J.R. Abbey. ] [Abbey J] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Great deals on Leather History European Antiquarian & Collectible Books.

Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items. An exhibition of modern English and French bindings: From the collection of Major J.R. Abbey [Abbey, J.

R] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An exhibition of modern English and French bindings: From the collection of Major J.R. AbbeyAuthor: J. R Abbey. Abbey, English bindings, –, in the library of J.

Abbey, ed. Hobson (privately printed, London, ) R. Lewis, Fine bookbinding in the twentieth century () H. Nixon, Broxbourne library: styles and designs of bookbindings from the twelfth to the twentieth century ()Born: 25 NovemberBerkshire.

English Bindings in the Library of J.R. Abbey. London: privately printed at the Chiswick Press, Large 4 o ( x mm). LIMITED EDITION OF COPIES, SIGNED BY BOTH OWNER AND AUTHOR, this copy unnumbered. binding reproductions. Hobson, G. D. English Bindings in the Library of J.

R. Abbey. London, Whilst not easily accessible, this book illustrates and describes a wide range of English bindings. Howe, Ellic. A List of London Bookbinders. London, Read the introduction, which is full of information about the London binding trade.

Leighton, Douglas. English Bindings in the Library of J.R. Abbey. London: privately printed at the Chiswick Press, Large 4 o ( x mm). NO. OF AN EDITION LIMITED TO COPIES, SIGNED BY BOTH OWNER AND AUTHOR.

binding reproductions .J. R. Abbey has written: 'Travel in aquatint and lithography, ' -- subject(s): Catalogs, Bibliography, Aquatint, Lithography, Views, Voyages and travels, Voyages around the world.