Detail View: LUNA: Folger Bindings Image Collection: Back cover, INC G545.

Image Caption: 
Back cover, INC G545.
General Description: 
15th century contemporary half-leather and wooden board binding.
Country / Style: 
Germany
Period: 
15th century
Call Number: 
INC G545
Provenance: 
Bookplate of Robert Proctor with inscription "[Theta].o.12." in red ink; purchased in 1915.
Author: 
Guido, de Monte Rocherii, 14th cent.
Title: 
Manipulus curatoru[m] officia sacerdotu[m] s[e]c[un]d[u]m ordine[m] septe[m] sacrame[n]toru[m] perbreuiter co[m]plectens.
Created / Published: 
Hec insup[er] exarata sunt in famosa ciuitate Argentine[n]siu[m] : P[er] Martinu[m] Flach, anno D[omi]ni 1489 die ix. mensis Februarij.
Hamnet URL: 
http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=92651
Dimensions: 
220 x 146 x 40 mm
Covering Material: 
Half alum tawed pigskin and beech wooden boards.
Sewing: 
Sewn on two double cords laced into the boards.
Headbands: 
None.
End Papers: 
New handmade paper pastedown. Originally none, only loose vellum hooked guards, now encapsulated in Mylar and laced into the back of the book.
Closures: 
Originally one single center clasp catching onto the front board onto a rectangular catch. Only the back strap plate is extant.
Decorative Description: 
The narrow alum tawed leather is blind tooled with a narrow panel formed by a variable width triple line fillet, then the inside of the panel is filled with five petal rosettes and large Tudor rose stamps.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Alum tawed bindings -- Germany -- 15th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Clasps -- Germany -- 15th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Fillet tools -- Germany -- 15th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Half bindings -- Germany -- 15th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Leather bindings -- Germany -- 15th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Pigskin bindings -- Germany -- 15th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Raised bands -- Germany -- 15th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Wooden bindings -- Germany -- 15th century.