Catalogue of the Pepys Library at Magdalene College, Cambridge VI

Catalogue of the Pepys Library at Magdalene College, Cambridge VI

Bindings

Hardback
$225.00

D.S.Brewer

Overview

Overview

This first account of the Pepys bindings to be published is the work of the foremost authority on the history of English bookbinding. The introduction gives an account of the investigations by which the various types of binding in the Library were identified and dated. A list of all the volumes, with a note in each case of the type of binding, is accompanied by descriptions and illustrations of a number of fine bindings and illustrations of the main styles commissioned by Pepys himself.

Details

January 1970
5 colour, 80 black and white illustrations
158 pages
29.7x21 cm
ISBN: 9780859911450
Format: Hardback
D.S.Brewer
BIC HBLL
BISAC HIS037030
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