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Decorative Nineteenth Century Trade Bindings
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TitleThe prince's progress and other poems
DescriptionDark green ungrained cloth. Light brown endpapers and pastedowns. Binder's ticket on lower pastedown: '| BOUND BY | BURN | 37 & 38 | KIRBY ST. |' Both covers are blocked identically in gold, with the horizontal fillets on each cover being linked by fillets on the spine. Near the fore-edge of each cover, a single vertical gold fillet is blocked, with split ends and a sprial at the head and tail. Horizontal gold fillets blocked mid cover form squares. Groups of three circles are blocked in gold on the inner corners of these squares. Above and below the squares, a single horizontal gold fillet is blocked, with split ends and a spiral at each extremity. The spine is blocked in gold. From the head downwards, the decoration is: a gold fillet; the words: `| CHRISTINA | ROSSETTI |'; gold fillet; two groups of three circles, blocked in gold; the title: ` | THE | PRINCE'S | PROGRESS | and | other | poems. |' blocked in gold; two groups of three circles blocked in gold; a gold fillet; the date: ` | 1866 | ' in gold; gold fillet.
Cover DesignerRossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882
AuthorRossetti, Christina Georgina, 1830-1894
Publisher of OriginalMacmillan and Co.
Place of PublicationLondon, England
Date Original1866
PrinterR. Clay, Son, and Taylor
Measurements110 x 178 x 20 mm.
Call numberPEATTIE NO.21
Book cloth
TechniqueGold blocking
Style/Period19th century
SubjectBookbinding--England--19th century--Specimens
Design elementFillets (Bookbinding)
TypeStill Image
Current repositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries.
CollectionDecorative Nineteenth Century Trade Bindings
Bibliographic record{001}
Digital Date2005
CONTENTdm file name208.cpd