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: 
England
Period: 
17th century (early)
Call Number: 
STC 4492.2
Provenance: 
Earl of Lonsdale copy.
Author: 
University of Cambridge.
Title: 
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: 
http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=162109
Dimensions: 
200 x 145 x 10 mm
Covering Material: 
Calfskin vellum.
Sewing: 
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.