English Embroidered Bookbindings eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 94 pages of information about English Embroidered Bookbindings.

Scriptural designs and figures of saints used on embroidered books, 5, 6;
  Abraham and Isaac, 86;
  the Annunciation, 29;
  the Crucifixion, 29;
  David, 86, 99;
  Jacob’s Dream,
  Jacob wrestling with the angel, 39, 106;
  St. Peter, 45;
  St. Paul, 45;
  Solomon and the Queen of Sheba, 39.

Silk bindings, 81.

South Kensington Museum, embroidered books in the, 20.

Spangles, 9, 28.

Stitches used on embroidered books: 
  Buttonhole or Needlepoint lace stitch,
    ‘New Testament’ (1625), 87;
    ‘Psalms’ (1633), 95;
    ‘New Testament’ (1640), 101;
    ‘Bible’ (1642), 48;
    ‘Bible’ (1648), 50.
  Chain stitch,
    ‘Daily Exercise of a Christian’ (1623), 44.
  Feather stitch, sometimes called Shading stitch,
    ‘Bible’ (1626), 45;
    ‘New Testament’ (1630), 90;
    Henshaw (1632), 90;
    ‘Psalms’ (1635), 92;
    ‘Psalms’ (1641), 105;
    ‘Psalms’ (1643), 106.
  Satin stitch,
    ‘Psalms’ (1633), 91.
  Split stitch,
    ‘Felbrigge Psalter’ (fourteenth century), 30;
    ‘Way to True Happiness’ (1639), 99.
  Tapestry or Tent stitch, 28;
    ‘Miroir of the Synneful Soul’ (1544), 33;
    ‘Prayers’ (1545), 34;
    ‘Prayers’ (1581), 37;
    ‘Bible’ (1612), 39;
    Ward (1626), 41.

Symbolical figures, 5, 6;
  Faith and Hope (1625, 1648), 42, 50;
  Peace and Plenty (1619, 1635), 84, 93.

Thompson, Mr. H. Yates, 41.

Udall’s ‘Sermons,’ 71.

Vaughan crest, on ‘Christian Prayers, 1570,’ 59.

Velvet bindings, 6, 7, 52-79.

Victoria, Queen, embroidered book belonging to, 77.

Wales, ostrich plumes of the Prince of, 73, 77, 86.

Ward, Samuel, ‘Sermons, 1626-7,’ 41.

Water-colours used on embroidered bindings, 81-84.

‘Way to True Happiness’ (1639), 99.

Wheatley, Mr. H. B., 1.

Wilton, Countess of, 33, 35, 64.

Wren, Elizabeth, book embroidered by, 94.

York, Cardinal, 19.

PRINTED BY T. AND A. CONSTABLE, PRINTERS TO
HER MAJESTY, AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS,
EDINBURGH:  MARCH MDCCCXCIX

=The English Bookman’s Library=

EDITED BY ALFRED POLLARD

VOLUME I

=ENGLISH EMBROIDERED BOOKBINDINGS=

BY CYRIL DAVENPORT, F. S. A.

VOLUME II

=A BRIEF HISTORY OF ENGLISH PRINTING=

BY H. R. PLOMER

VOLUME III

=ENGLISH BOOK COLLECTORS=

BY W. Y. FLETCHER

LONDON KEGAN PAUL, TRENCH, TRUeBNER & CO., LIMITED

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