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Old 19th century books with gauffered page edges .. Repeated patterns made using a heated tool

century books with gauffered page edges ~ repeated patterns were made using a heated tool

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michaelmoonsbookshop: “ old books late early century publisher’s pictorial cloth bindings ” [Sold]

Gauffered Edges  Gilded edges stamped with a heated tool to create the decorative textured image.

Gauffered Edges Gilded edges stamped with a heated tool to create the decorative textured image. Retreived by the web- no copyright available.

Needlework book cover 1765 Merci Claudine Schetrite

Prayer book cover wrought by Ann Flower in the year of her marriage to Samuel Wheeler. This difficult piece was worked on canvas with fine crewel yarns, using 'Irish Stitches' to create the covers beautiful flower.

Antique bookcover....oooooooh!

Metal cover anyone? New Testament Silver metal on black leather Binder unknown, 1710

Orationis Dominicae Explicatio (bound in gold cord, silver wire purl, red and green silk) 1583, owned by Queen Elizabeth I

century embroidered velvet book with scroll and floral pattern. Collection The British Library. **check out her other pix of Book Covers from the British Library

[FORE-EDGE PAINTING].  [Hayday Bindery]. (An Early Closed Fore-Edge Painting on Gauffered  Edges). The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of Sacraments, and  Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the  United Church of England and Ireland: Together with the Proper Lessons  for Sundays and Other Holy-Days, and a New Version of the Psalms of  David. Oxford: Printed at the University Press, 1846.  link

(An Early Closed Fore-Edge Painting on Gauffered Edges). The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of Sacraments, and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the.

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