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Decorative Nineteenth Century Trade Bindings
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TitleJulia Maitland; or, Pride goes before a fall
DescriptionGilt edges. Blue horizontal-grain cloth. Both covers have a rectangular double border consisting of a wide fillet and within it, a narrow fillet, both blocked in blind. The corners of both front and rear covers are blocked in blind with arabesques. The upper cover has a vignette blocked in gold. The title, centred: '| JULIA | MAITLAND | OR | PRIDE GOES BEFORE | A FALLl. |' is blocked in gold and surrounded by the branches, leaves, buds of a fuchsia and three open fuchsia flowers, which have long stamens. Signed 'JL' in gold as a monogram, at the base of vignette. The title: '|JULIA MAITLAND |' is blocked in gold along the spine.
Cover DesignerLeighton, John, 1822-1912
AuthorKirby, Mary, 1817-1893
Kirby, Elizabeth, 1823-1873
Publisher of OriginalGriffith and Farran
Place of PublicationLondon, England
Date Original1857
PrinterH. W. Hutchins
IllustratorAbsolon, John, 1815-1895
Measurements127 x 177 x 12 mm.
Call numberPEATTIE NO.12
Book cloth
Grain patterns
Blind blocking
Gold blocking
Style/Period19th century
SubjectBookbinding--England--19th century--Specimens
Design elementVignettes
Plant-derived motifs
Floral patterns
Fillets (Bookbinding)
Coverage-GeographicEurope--Great Britain--England
Resource TypeBinding
SourcePrint original in the Roger and Marlene Peattie Collection
TypeStill Image
Current repositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries
CollectionDecorative Nineteenth Century Trade Bindings
Bibliographic record{001}
Digital Date2005
CONTENTdm file name213.cpd