English Embroidered Bookbindings eBook

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Title:  English Embroidered Bookbindings

Author:  Cyril James Humphries Davenport

Editor:  Alfred Pollard

Release Date:  January 23, 2006 [EBook #17585]

Language:  English

Character set encoding:  ASCII

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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, TRUeBNER
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

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