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ENGLISH EMBROIDERED BOOKBINDINGS

[Illustration: 19 Christopherson, Historia Ecclesiastica. Lovanii, 1569.]

EDITED BY ALFRED POLLARD

ENGLISH EMBROIDERED BOOKBINDINGS

BY CYRIL DAVENPORT, F. S. A

AUTHOR OF 'THE ENGLISH REGALIA' ETC.

LONDON KEGAN PAUL, TRENCH, TRÜBNER AND COMPANY, LIMITED

1899

The English Bookman's Library Edinburgh: T. and A. CONSTABLE, Printers to Her Majesty

CONTENTS AND LIST OF PLATES

PAGE GENERAL INTRODUCTION, ix By Alfred W. Pollard.

ENGLISH EMBROIDERED BINDINGS By Cyril Davenport.

CHAPTER I. Introductory, 1

PLATES. 1. Embroidered Bag for Psalms. London , 1633, 17 2. Embroidered Cover for New Testament. London , 1640, 18

CHAPTER II. Books Bound in Canvas, 28

PLATES. 3. The Felbrigge Psalter. 13th century MS., 29 4. The Miroir or Glasse of the Synneful Soul. MS. by the Princess Elizabeth. 1544, 32 5. Prayers of Queen Katherine Parr. MS. by the Princess Elizabeth. 1545, 33 6. Christian Prayers. London , 1581, 37 7. Psalms and Common Praier. London , 1606, 38 8. Bible, etc. London , 1612, 39 9. Sermons by Samuel Ward. London , 1626 7, 41 10. New Testament, etc. London , 1625 35, 42 11. The Daily Exercise of a Christian. London , 1623, 44 12. Bible. London , 1626, 45 13. Bible, etc. London , 1642, 48 14. Bible. London , 1648, 49

CHAPTER III. Books Bound in Velvet, 52

PLATES. 15. Très ample description de toute la terre Saincte, etc. MS. 1540, 52 16. Biblia. Tiguri , 1543, 54 17. Il Petrarcha. Venetia , 1544, 55 18. Queen Mary's Psalter. 14th century MS., 57 19. Christopherson, Historia Ecclesiastica. Lovanii , 1569, Frontispiece 20. Christian Prayers. London , 1570, 59 21. Parker, De antiquitate Ecclesiæ Britannicæ. London , 1572, 60 22. The Epistles of St. Paul. London , 1578, 63 23. Christian Prayers, etc. London , 1584, 65 24. Orationis Dominicæ Explicatio, etc. Genevæ , 1583, 67 25. Bible. London , 1583, 68 26. The Commonplaces of Peter Martyr. London , 1583, 69 27. Biblia. Antverpiæ , 1590, 70 28. Udall, Sermons. London , 1596, 71 29. Collection of Sixteenth Century Tracts, 72 30. Bacon, Opera. Londini , 1623, 75 31. Bacon, Essays. 1625, 76 32. Common Prayer. London , 1638, 77 33. Bible. Cambridge , 1674, 78

CHAPTER IV. Books Bound in Satin, 80

PLATES. 34. Collection of Sixteenth Century Tracts, 80 35. New Testament in Greek. Leyden , 1576, 81 36. Bible. London , 1619, 84 37. Emblemes Chrestiens. MS. 1624, 85 38. New Testament. London , 1625, 86 39. New Testament and Psalms. London , 1630, 89 40. Henshaw, Horæ Successivæ. London , 1632, 90 41. Psalms. London , 1633, 91 42... Continue reading book >>




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