Tag Archives: morocco bindings

Peter Harrington: copy for sale

Peter Harrington (London) is offering a copy of the Kelmscott Chaucer for £68,500. The book is bound in “20th century blue morocco over bevelled boards by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, gilt panelled spine (gilt tooled on the raised bands with a … Continue reading

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Copy for sale: Donald Heald

Donald Heald (New York) is offering a copy of the Chaucer bound in “red morocco gilt, the covers with thin outer triple fillet gilt borders surrounding a large area of inlaid blue morocco, the onlays tooled with a wide elaborate … Continue reading

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John Rich

John Rich (private collection), Lithuania. ¶ Bayntun binding. Green crushed morocco binding; gilt lettering on spine. Signed on inside front cover: “Bound by Bayntun (Rivière) Bath. England.” Approximately half of the illustrations have been colored by a later hand. No … Continue reading

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University of Maryland

Maryland Room, Hornbake Library, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.† ¶ Morocco binding. [PR1850 1896] Unsigned modern crushed maroon morocco binding, with false raised bands and a gold tooled floral vine on the front cover. In a box. Provenance: The … Continue reading

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Copy for sale: Heritage Auction Galleries, 7 April 2011 [sold]

A copy of the Chaucer was sold at Heritage Auction Galleries on 7 April 2011: bookplate of Jean Hersholt, Beverly Hills, Calif.; unsigned full pumpkin morocco binding. (When it was auctioned by Parke-Bernet on 23 March 1954, it was still in … Continue reading

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