Detail View: LUNA: Folger Bindings Image Collection: Inside front cover, M.b. 14.

Image Caption: 
Inside front cover, M.b. 14.
General Description: 
1795 English binding.
Country / Style: 
England
Period: 
1795
Call Number: 
M.b. 14
Provenance: 
Stanley, Thomas, former owner.; Yates, J., former owner.
Title: 
Select manuscript poems [manuscript], [ca. 1781-1792].
Created / Published: 
[ca. 1781-1792].
Hamnet URL: 
http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=223913
Dimensions: 
303 x 236 x 24 mm
Covering Material: 
Red straight grained goatskin.
Sewing: 
Sewn on five single supports that closely relate to the five false double raised bands on the spine.
Headbands: 
Double tiered in white, beige, and green silk with a front bead.
Edge Treatment: 
Gilt on all three sides.
End Papers: 
Single flyleaf and paste-down using Stormont marble paper in blue and red colors.
Decorative Description: 
The covers are gilt with a wide composite decorative border built-up of six different decorative rolls and fillets; double lines with a bar, dot and diamond in-between, rope pattern roll, oval dot roll, solid roll with large dots, and double line fillets and a wavy covered anthemion roll. At the corners is a gilt rosette. The spine is divided into six panels with gilt decorative rolls tooled above and below the false double raised bands that are gilt with a wide single line in-between. The title is gilt on a green leather label in the second panel. The other panels are gilt with a large ornate rosette stamp in the center surrounded by stars, dots and concentric circle in the corners. The head and tail panels have an additional decorative tooling of a semicircular fan and a zigzag Greek key. The board edges are gilt with a single line fillet. The turn-ins are gilt with a zigzag and circles 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.