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Background imageBinding Collection: Bookbinding Tools 1875

Bookbinding Tools 1875
Various tools used in bookbinding, including a pair of compasses, a mallet, presses, a knife, a set square, needle and thread, and a gouge

Background imageBinding Collection: Bookbinding Workshop

Bookbinding Workshop
A bookbinders workshop, with the finished products in a domestic scene over on the right

Background imageBinding Collection: Official wording, Apprenticeship Indenture

Official wording, Apprenticeship Indenture
Official wording of an Apprenticeship Indenture, between John Henry Watson of 3 Newland Street, Derby, and Messrs John Davis & Son (Derby) Limited

Background imageBinding Collection: Chinese Foot-Binding

Chinese Foot-Binding
The damage caused by the practise of Chinese foot- binding to the structure of the foot, and the foot as it would appear encased in a shoe

Background imageBinding Collection: Front cover, Apprenticeship Indenture

Front cover, Apprenticeship Indenture
Front cover of an Apprenticeship Indenture, between John Henry Watson and Messrs John Davis & Son (Derby) Limited. (1 of 2) Date: 3 January 1902

Background imageBinding Collection: Ancient boxing gloves or caestus

Ancient boxing gloves or caestus
Boxing gloves or caestus, showing ways that Lottatori fighters bound their hands for combat. 1, 2, 3 from the Maffei Museum, and 4, 5 from an ancient urn in St. Stefano church, Piscinola

Background imageBinding Collection: Bound feet, Chine, early 1900s

Bound feet, Chine, early 1900s. Date: early 1900s

Background imageBinding Collection: Bound feet, China, early 1900s

Bound feet, China, early 1900s. Date: early 1900s

Background imageBinding Collection: White Star Line, RMS Titanic, booklet of notes

White Star Line, RMS Titanic, booklet of notes
White Star Line, RMS Titanic. Rare booklet of notes and illustrations for First and Second Class passengers on board the Titanic

Background imageBinding Collection: Jane's Fighting Ships, Cammell Laird & Co Ltd

Jane's Fighting Ships, Cammell Laird & Co Ltd
Publications - Jane's Fighting Ships 1989-90, 92nd edition, with Cammell Laird & Co Ltd design below

Background imageBinding Collection: Gradual (Fragment)

Gradual (Fragment)
Fragment of a gradual, parchment. This is only a small part of a larger leaf and has been badly damaged by its use as a binding fragment. Date: 14th Century

Background imageBinding Collection: Paper and Parchment Binding Fragments

Paper and Parchment Binding Fragments
Fragments of paper and parchment salvaged from the binding of a book. Two pieces of parchment are from the same document, possibly a letter or deed

Background imageBinding Collection: Preface to Martial's Epigrammata by Merula

Preface to Martial's Epigrammata by Merula
Two attached folios, paper, probably the endpaper and first leaf of a volume. Folio 1, which would have been the endpaper

Background imageBinding Collection: Gregory Homilia in Evangelia (Fragment)

Gregory Homilia in Evangelia (Fragment)
Single leaf of parchment, cut to size for use as a binding cover. The text is from Homilia in Evangelia by Pope Gregory I

Background imageBinding Collection: Breviary (Fragment)

Breviary (Fragment)
Two leaves, probably from a breviary, parchment. The leaves are from the same work but do not appear to be consecutive. Main body text in two columns in a Gothic textualis rotunda in dark brown ink

Background imageBinding Collection: Financial Records?

Financial Records?
Manuscript records on paper, possibly financial or legal records. Probably originally pages from a volume or volumes, they have been cut into regularly sized rectangles

Background imageBinding Collection: Gebetbuch (Fragment)

Gebetbuch (Fragment)
Five leaves from a prayer book (Gebetbuch) in Middle Dutch, parchment. Consists of one bifolium and three loose leaves, probably consecutive

Background imageBinding Collection: Charter (Fragments)

Charter (Fragments)
Charter recording a mortgage for a house, cut into two pieces for use as book binding material. On parchment. Text in dark brown-black ink in a gothic cursive hand

Background imageBinding Collection: Inventory

Inventory
Sheet of paper, possibly the endpaper from a book, with a handwritten list or inventory in French dated 16 February 1605. With pieces of the binding thread attached in the gutter

Background imageBinding Collection: La Ilustracion Espanola y Americana

La Ilustracion Espanola y Americana (The Spanish and American Illustration). Illustrated magazine published in Madrid between 1869 and 1921

Background imageBinding Collection: Andree's balloon, in gold, decorates the cover of this book. Date: 1898

Andree's balloon, in gold, decorates the cover of this book. Date: 1898

Background imageBinding Collection: Machine in a bookbinding workshop, City of London

Machine in a bookbinding workshop, City of London
Cloth embossing machine in a bookbinding workshop, Westley and Clark, Shoemaker Row, City of London. Date: 1842

Background imageBinding Collection: Board cutting in a bookbinding workshop, City of London

Board cutting in a bookbinding workshop, City of London
Board cutting machine in a bookbinding workshop, Westley and Clark, Shoemaker Row, City of London. Date: 1842

Background imageBinding Collection: Scene in a bookbinding workshop, City of London

Scene in a bookbinding workshop, City of London
Scene in a bookbinding workshop (roan binding shop), Westley and Clark, Shoemaker Row, City of London. Date: 1842

Background imageBinding Collection: Advert for Josiah Westley, bookbinders 1851

Advert for Josiah Westley, bookbinders 1851
Josiah Westley, bookbinding establishment, adjoining The Times, office, London. 1851

Background imageBinding Collection: 16th century Bookbinders

16th century Bookbinders
Stages in the binding of a books : stitching the gatherings, flattening the sheets for insertion. Date: 16th century

Background imageBinding Collection: Abraham and Isaac carrying the wood for the sacrifice. Engra

Abraham and Isaac carrying the wood for the sacrifice. Engra
Old Testament. Book of Genesis. Abraham and Isaac. Patriarchs of Israel. Abraham and Isaac carrying the wood for the sacrifice. Chapter XXII, verses 13 to 8. Dore drawing. Engraving by Laplante

Background imageBinding Collection: Rembrandt (1606-1669) Dutch painter and etcher. The Sacrifi

Rembrandt (1606-1669) Dutch painter and etcher. The Sacrifi
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606-1669) Dutch painter and etcher.The Sacrifice of Isaac, 1636. Alte Pinakothek. Munich. Germany

Background imageBinding Collection: Pattern 1796, Light Cavalry Officers sword, 15th Hussars

Pattern 1796, Light Cavalry Officers sword, 15th Hussars.Blade is curved and fullered with engraved decoration in the linear style typical of the period, the decoration includes floral designs

Background imageBinding Collection: Codex Lebuinus. 825-850. Binding

Codex Lebuinus. 825-850. Binding
Codex Lebuinus. Northern France, 825-850. Detail of binding, Cologne, 11th-12th centuries. Decorated in silver, ivory and precious stones. The central figure depicts Bacchus

Background imageBinding Collection: Bookbinding / Diderot

Bookbinding / Diderot
The interior of a French book binding establishment : preparing the leather, sewing the gatherings, making the boards, pressing the volumes. Date: circa 1760

Background imageBinding Collection: Chinese women with bound feet

Chinese women with bound feet. Date: circa 1890

Background imageBinding Collection: China - Shanghai - Woman with bound feet reclining on divan

China - Shanghai - Woman with bound feet reclining on divan. Foot binding was the custom of binding the feet of young girls painfully tight to prevent further growth

Background imageBinding Collection: W. H. Smith

W. H. Smith bookbinding works in Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire Date: c. 1905

Background imageBinding Collection: Book cover - The Jungle Book

Book cover - The Jungle Book
Embossed book binding for The Two Jungle Books by Rudyard Kipling featuring elephants being led through a swamp. 1926

Background imageBinding Collection: Book cover - A Mystery of the Air by John F. C. Westerman

Book cover - A Mystery of the Air by John F. C. Westerman
Front cover of a book with a fine graphic illustration of a passenger aircraft. c.1930

Background imageBinding Collection: Book cover - Old Christmas by Washington Irving

Book cover - Old Christmas by Washington Irving
Cover of Old Christmas by Washington Irving, depicting a jolly scene showing revellers dancing beneath a bunch of mistletoe. The cover is intricately decorated with a border of holly and mistletoe

Background imageBinding Collection: Book cover - Tom Browns Schooldays

Book cover - Tom Browns Schooldays
Beautifully embossed book binding of an edition of Tom Browns Schooldays. 1896

Background imageBinding Collection: Book cover - Elise et Katel

Book cover - Elise et Katel
Decorative binding of a book, Elise et Katel featuring stylised flowers in gold. c.1900

Background imageBinding Collection: La Navigation Aerienne by J. Lecornu

La Navigation Aerienne by J. Lecornu
Beautiful cover to La Navigation Aerienne featuring an airship flying through the clouds over a cityscape. 1914

Background imageBinding Collection: Liqueur set in a preserved elephants foot, 1903

Liqueur set in a preserved elephants foot, 1903 (c). Silver and glass, made by R P, hallmarked Chester, 1903-1904. Two-handled elephants foot bound with silver

Background imageBinding Collection: Cutting and Binding Grass With Automatic Machine

Cutting and Binding Grass With Automatic Machine - a view of a two horse drawn machine for cutting and binding grass being driven by a man in a field. (Location: Ireland). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageBinding Collection: Pulling and Binding Flax, Co. Antrim

Pulling and Binding Flax, Co. Antrim - a picture of six men gathering flax by hand. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Antrim). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageBinding Collection: Bookbinding in a European-run Japanese paper factory

Bookbinding in a European-run Japanese paper factory
European-run Japanese paper factory - sorting piles of handmade paper by size and weight. The European boss/overseer is at rear. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBinding Collection: Tobias Crisp

Tobias Crisp
TOBIAS CRISP Puritan churchman harassed for his antinomian views, holding that the moral law is not binding on Christians such as he. He died of smallpox. Date: 1600 - 1643

Background imageBinding Collection: Binding Braille Books

Binding Braille Books
Binding Braille books for the blind. The large volumes each contain 100 pages. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageBinding Collection: Sphere binding cover

Sphere binding cover
Binding for a volume of The Sphere magazine, subtitled, An Illustrated Newspaper for the Home. The design features two women representing East and West holding a globe

Background imageBinding Collection: Book cover design, Hassan by James Elroy Flecker

Book cover design, Hassan by James Elroy Flecker
Book cover design in red and gold, Hassan (The Story of Hassan of Baghdad and How he Came to Make the Golden Journey to Samarkand), a verse drama by James Elroy Flecker



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