Detail View: LUNA: Folger Bindings Image Collection: Center stamp detail inverted, STC 4492.2.

Image Caption: 
Center stamp detail inverted, STC 4492.2.
General Description: 
Early 17th century Cambridge limp vellum binding with the armorial crest of the Earl of Lonsdale.
Country / Style: 
17th century (early)
Call Number: 
STC 4492.2
Earl of Lonsdale copy.
University of Cambridge.
Synōidia, sive Musarum Cantabrigiensium concentus et congratulatio, ad serenissimum Britanniarum Regem Carolum, de quinta sua sobole, clarissima principe, sibi nuper felicisimè nata.
Created / Published: 
[Cambridge] : Ex Academiæ Cantabrigiensis typographeo, Anno Dom. 1637.
Hamnet URL:
200 x 145 x 10 mm
Covering Material: 
Calfskin vellum.
Sewn on three alum tawed support that are laced through the covers to attach the text-block to the limp vellum covers.
Edge Treatment: 
Colored red.
End Papers: 
Single flyleaf and paste-down.
Decorative Description: 
The covers were gilt with a single line fillet border. In the center of the cover is a rampant lion (tooled upside down). The spine has gilt lines at the top and bottom a continuation of the cover tooling, with a single line tooled up the middle. Later manuscript title written on the spine.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Armorial bindings -- England -- 17th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Gold tooled bindings -- England -- 17th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Vellum bindings -- England -- 17th century.