Detail View: LUNA: Folger Bindings Image Collection: Inside front covers, STC 6431 copy 1.

Image Caption: 
Inside front covers, STC 6431 copy 1.
General Description: 
Mid 19th century English binding by William Mansell.
Binder: 
Mansell, William, fl. 1866.
Country / Style: 
England
Period: 
19th century (mid)
Call Number: 
STC 6431 copy 1
Provenance: 
Initialed "J.D.H. 1863" on t.p.; bookplates of John Deakin Heaton and D. F. Appleton.
Author: 
Day, Richard, b. 1552.
Title: 
A booke of Christian prayers, collected out of the auncie[n]t writers, and best learned in our tyme, worthy to be read with an earnest mynde of all Christians, in these daungerous and troublesome dayes, that God for Christes sake will yet still be mercyfull vnto vs.
Created / Published: 
At London : printed by Richard Yardley, and Peter Short, for the assignes of Richard Day, 1590.
Hamnet URL: 
http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=170552
Dimensions: 
170 x 123 x 21 mm
Covering Material: 
Dark brown goatskin.
Sewing: 
Sewn on four single raised supports?
Headbands: 
Pink, brown and white silk with a front bead over a flat core.
Edge Treatment: 
Gilt on all three edges.
End Papers: 
A single blank flyleaf and a flyleaf and doublure of a nonpareil combed marble paper with a swish.
Decorative Description: 
The cover are gilt overall, with a double panel design. The outer frame is tooled with a fern-tip decorative roll with a double line fillet inside. The inner frame is also tooled with the double line fillet along with a single line fillet. At the corners of the outer panel are gilt spiked rosettes. On the front cover in the horizontal outer panels the title is gilt and divided between the upper and lower panel. The vertical panels are filled with a decorative roll with covered rosettes, stars, and thistles. The center panel is filled with a semé of fleur-de-lis and spiked rosettes. The back cover is identical without the titling in the upper panels, they are filled with the decorative roll. The spine is divided into five panels between six raised bands. The panels are framed with a fern-tip and double line and are filled with a semé of small fleur-de-lis and spiked rosettes. The board edges are gilt with a decorative roll of Xs and double lines. The turn-ins are gilt with a panel with frames of fern-tip and double lines, filled with an acanthus leaf and floral vine roll. The binder's stamp is at the very bottom of the turn-in, signed BOUND BY MANSELL.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Decorated papers -- England -- 19th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Doublures -- England -- 19th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Goatskin bindings -- England -- 19th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Gold tooled bindings -- England -- 19th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Leather bindings -- England -- 19th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Marbled papers -- England -- 19th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Signed bindings -- England -- 19th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Turn-ins -- England -- 19th century.