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Victorian bookbindings

Sue Allen

Victorian bookbindings

a pictorial survey

by Sue Allen

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Bookbinding -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Bookbinding, Victorian.

    • Edition Notes

      The Sheets are microfiche.

      StatementSue Allen.
      SeriesA University of Chicago Press text/fiche
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ269 .A48 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 53 p. ; & 3 sheets (col. ; 11 x 15 cm.) in pocket.
      Number of Pages53
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4879374M
      ISBN 100226687872
      LC Control Number76007420

      - British Bookbindings: 16th - 19th Century Victorian Gothic HUMPHREYS, Henry Noel The coinage of the British empire London: [BD4-d]. Victorian Bookbindings. [Invitation to Lecture]. (Boston): The Society of Printers, March 5, , 3 3/4" x 7" one sheet folded twice to form (4) pp. The Society of Printers, Item # Invitation to a lecture by Sue Allen sponsored by The Society of Printers. Signed by 36 attendees: Sue, William J. Glick, Charles Rheault, Pamela Spitzmueller, Carl Getz, Gay Walker, Rollo G. Silver, Mark.

      In the Victorian age most book owners felt that any book worth keeping deserved to be rebound, usually in some form of leather to become part of your personal library. This means books from this era (when book owners were wealthy and privileged), and earlier, have often been re-bound making the original publisher’s bindings that much rarer. To understand the machines is to begin to understand the physical appearance of the books. The ornamentation of these covers, which might be viewed as a meaningless welter of embossed patterns overloaded with gold, was directly influenced by the technology of their manufacture.” – Sue Allen. Victorian Bookbindings.

      Cabinet 1: Leather Bound Books of the Victorian Era At the beginning of the 19th century the old method of printing and binding books remained virtually unchanged since the invention of printing in the 15th century. Until the early s books were not sold ready-bound; rather as loose sheets, sometimes in paper covers, allowing them to be easily transported and bound . The Book Collectors' Society of Australia (BCSA) has been a focus for Australian book collectors to share their enthusiasm for books of all kinds. It was founded in Sydney in , and its journal Biblionews has been published since There is also an equally active branch in Melbourne. An independent cognate society also exists in Adelaide.


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This essay is a small addition to the story of the collection donated by Robin de Beaumont to the British Museum in His gift of some volumes, together with individual prints and woodblocks is commemorated in Paul Goldman’s book: Victorian illustrated books.

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The designs on these bindings traditionally have been viewed as a rich. Victorian publisher's bookbindings Saturday, 21 July In Wakeman’s Victorian Book Illustration, he states at the end of a brief section on electrotyping (p): “It is likely that by the second half of the century many, if not most, wood engravings used in bookwork were printed from electrotypes.

This, at least, was the practice. Victorian Bookbindings is a survey of the decoration found on mass-produced bookbindings of the nineteenth century.

The designs on these bindings traditionally have been viewed as a rich, often lavish and random, assortment of ornaments.

It clearly identifies the different styles which Price: $ View all of the Victorian natural Victorian bookbindings book cloth bookbindings at the University of Toronto’s Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library’s Flickr. Share Facebook Tweet EmailAuthor: Allison Meier.

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Victorian Bookbindings is a survey of the decoration found on mass-produced bookbindings of the nineteenth century. The designs on these bindings traditionally have been viewed as a rich, often lavish and random, assortment of ornaments.

It clearly identifies the Victorian bookbindings book styles which emerged and declined within specific periods, and which were the product of the interplay.

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Bookbindings. John P. Harthan, Victoria and Albert Museum. H.M. Stationery Office, - Bookbinding - 26 pages. 0 Reviews. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Other editions - View all. Bookbindings John P. Harthan, Victoria and Albert Museum (London) Snippet view - In this paper the decoration, and that only, has been touched upon.

The equally important principles which regulate the "forwarding" of the book must be left to a more convenient occasion. Gleeson White. Bibliography “Some Recent Bookbindings by T.J. Cobden-Sanderson and Miss E. Maccoll.” The Studio.

10 (February ): Bookbindings An early nineteenth century English gold and blind tooled black goatskin binding over sculpted boards and incorporating bosses and medallions of King George III and the Prince Regent.

British Library shelfmark Cb Bookbinding is the process of physically assembling a book of codex format from an ordered stack of paper sheets that are folded together into sections or sometimes left as a stack of individual sheets.

The stack is then bound together along one edge by either sewing with thread through the folds or by a layer of flexible adhesive.

Alternative methods of binding that are. Victorian bookbindings: a pictorial survey. The beginnings of book cloth --Embossing and blind stamping --Gold stamping --Early gold vignettes --The search for silver --Gold spreads Bindings of the eighties -- Rich, variant bindings -- Rossetti and Japanese Victorian -- Morris and Beardsley -- Art nouveau -- Ricketts and Housman -- A.

The British Library’s image database of bookbindings; a resource for Victorian research Edmund King. Victorian Web Home —> Visual Arts —> Victorian Design —> Book Design] The British Library holds one of the world's leading collections of fine and historic bindings.

Numbering in their thousands, the bindings are included in discrete. Just as Victorian bookbindings reflect the technical innovations of the age, they also reflect artistic styles and periods. Bindings of the s and s, for example, mirror the "high Victorian" love of ornamentation, color, gilt, clutter, and sentimentality.

Filed under: Bookbinding, Victorian The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. (Edinburgh: W. Nimmo, []), by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, illust.

by Keeley Halswelle (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). Publishers’ bookbindings: Until the s, most books were purchased in paper covers for the owner to have bound according to his own taste and pocket. These books would have been bound by hand in small workshops.

During the nineteenth century, this practice was increasingly superseded by the mass production of publishers' bindings. Victorian Publishers' Book-bindings in Paper by Ruari McLean, which was first published inis a book that presents Victorian bookbindings during the nineteenth century through text and illustrations.

McLean focuses on the Victorian techniques that primarily used paper bindings as opposed to leather and cloth. Home > Objects, Curiosities & Antiquities > Books, Paper & Printed Items. Bookbinding in Olden Times (Girl's Own Paper, ).

Romance of the Art Preservative (Demorest, ) A brief history of printing. Paper Money (Cassell's Family Magazine, ) A short history on the development of paper currency. Victorian Bookbindings: An Exhibition of Ninteenth-Century Bindings Over the course of the 19th century, bookbinding was transformed from a hand craft, cottage industry into factory methods of assembly-line production.

“Victorian Radicals” is a rare opportunity to see an extensive and comprehensive testament to three generations of some of the most influential artists in British history who defiantly altered the course of art history. “Contemporary Designer Bookbindings from the Collection of Neale and Margaret Albert,” at the Yale Center for.” The Book Collector 24 (): 37– Bennett, Stuart.

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