Detail View: LUNA: Folger Bindings Image Collection: Inside front cover marble paper, STC 13180.

Image Caption: 
Inside front cover marble paper, STC 13180.
General Description: 
Early 18th century English binding.
Country / Style: 
18th century (early)
Call Number: 
STC 13180
On first blank leaf: Latin MS. notes indicate this was given to Franco Petri Burgersdijck by Stephen Goffe; and inscription of John Sergeant, dated 1701; bookplate of Ragley Hall Library (motto 'Fide et amore') [Marquess of Hertford copy].
Herbert of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, Baron, 1583-1648.
De veritate, prout distinguitur a revelatione, a verisimili, a possibili, et a falso. Hoc opus condidit Edoardus Baro Herbert de Chirbury [sic] in Anglia, et castri insulæ de Kerry in Hibernia, et par utriusque regni. Et lectori cuivis, integri & illibati iudicii dicavit.
Created / Published: 
[London] : Exc. Lutetiae Parisiorum. MDCXXIV. Iam denuò sed auctius & emendatius recud. Londini per Augustinum Matthaeum, MDCXXXIII. [1633].
Hamnet URL:
233 x 184 x 20 mm
Covering Material: 
Red goatskin.
Sewn on five single raised supports.
Double tiered with a front bead sewn with pink, green and white button hole twist silk thread.
Edge Treatment: 
Gilt on all three edges.
End Papers: 
Nonpareil marble paper flyleaf and paste-downs in red, blue, green, and yellow colors.
Decorative Description: 
The covers are gilt with a gilt decorative border built up of a fern-tip on a line decorative roll with gilt repeated impressions of a large annular dot with stem and a thistle on a feather tipped stem. The spine is divided into six panels. All are framed with a gilt variable width triple line at the top and bottom and a fern-tip on a line along the sides. The author and title are gilt on a green leather label in the second panel. The second and the fifth panel are decorated with a pointille diced design on green leather labels. The other panels are gilt with the large annular dot surrounded by feather tipped stamps, circles, dots, stars, and fleur-de-lis stamps. The board edges and the turn-ins are gilt with a fern filled inner curve decorative roll.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Decorated papers -- England -- 18th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Goatskin bindings -- England -- 18th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Gold tooled bindings -- England -- 18th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Leather bindings -- England -- 18th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Marbled papers -- England -- 18th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Turn-ins -- England -- 18th century.