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Epoques et faits memorables de l'histoire d'Angleterre

Author Durdent, R.J
Title Epoques et faits memorables de l'histoire d'Angleterre
Imprint Paris
Date of Publication 1820
Language French
Notes Although the Library has a number of bindings by Alexander Banks jnr (for example, NC.314.a.10; Hall.1.f ; ABS.2.80.64) we do not have one on green leather. His entry in SBTI reads: BANKS, Alexander junior bookbinder 5 North Bridge 1833-45 and stationer 29 North Bridge 1850. Green leather, covers with a gilt and blind roll-tooled design on the border of the covers. The spine is decorated in gilt to an arabesque design; oval morroco label with letters in gilt. The binding is signed in the lower margin of the upper inner board.
Shelfmark Bdg.s.862
Acquired on 02/05/00
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