Detail View: LUNA: Folger Bindings Image Collection: Lily in rhombus stamp (detail), INC T320.

Image Caption: 
Lily in rhombus stamp (detail), INC T320.
General Description: 
A German chained binding.
Country / Style: 
Germany
Period: 
15th century
Call Number: 
INC T320
Provenance: 
Bookplate of Sir Robert Shafto Adair, bart.; bookplate "Chippenham Lodge, Ely 1950" of John Michael Henry Hely-Hutchinson, 7th Earl of Donoughmore; his sale, Sotheby's, March 12, 1956, lot 15; purchased in 1956 from F. Edwards, London.
Author: 
Thomas, à Kempis, 1380-1471.
Title: 
[Works. 1494] Opera et libri vite Fratris Thome de Kempis ordinis Canonicorum regularium quoru[m] titulos vide in prmo folio.
Created / Published: 
Nuremberge : Per Caspar Hochfeder opifice accuratissime impressi, in vigilia Andree Ap[osto]li [29 Nov.] Anno [Christ]i 1494.
Hamnet URL: 
http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=89163
Dimensions: 
302 x 202 x 65 mm
Covering Material: 
Alum tawed pigskin.
Sewing: 
Sewn on three double raised supports laced through the wooden boards.
Headbands: 
Endbands.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Alum tawed bindings -- Germany -- 15th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Blind tooled bindings -- Germany -- 15th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Bosses -- Germany -- 15th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Clasps -- Germany -- 15th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Fillet tools -- Germany -- 15th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Furniture -- Germany -- 15th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Leather bindings -- Germany -- 15th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Pigskin bindings -- Germany -- 15th century.