Detail View: LUNA: Folger Bindings Image Collection: Inside front cover marble paper, 150- 813q.

Image Caption: 
Inside front cover marble paper, 150- 813q.
General Description: 
Late 17th century English Restoration binding.
Country / Style: 
England
Period: 
17th century (late)
Call Number: 
150- 813q
Provenance: 
Engraved armorial bookplate of Ephraim Carroll (motto "in fide et in bello fortes"); bought from Charles Traylen, 28 March 1955, 37:1292.
Author: 
Offelen, Heinrich.
Title: 
Zwey-fache Gründliche Sprach-Lehr, Fûr Hochteutsche, Englisch, und fûr Engelländer Hochteutsch zu lernen; darin alle Lateinische Wörter zur Sprach-lehr gehörig ins Hochteutsch und English übersehzt sein: Es wird darin gehandelt vom Ursprung, Gründen under-wisen zu reden der Englischen Sprach, mit einem Namen-Buch und Täglich vorfallenden nothwendigen Gesprâchen. Es ist darby gefügt alles was ein Ausländer zu Versaillien in Franckreich, und Engelland sehen kan, in einem kurtzen begriff vom standt des Rômischen-Reichs. Alles fleissig zusammen getragen, und in den Truck verfertiget, durch Henricum Offelen, J.V. Doctorem, wie auch Frantzözischer, Englischer, Spanischer, Italianischer, Latinischer, und Hoch-und Nederteutscher Sprachen Professorem.
Created / Published: 
Tot Londen : Gedruckt voor den Autheur, en zijn te Koop by Nathaniel Thompson, in den ingangh van Old Spring Garden by Charing-Cross, 1687.
Hamnet URL: 
http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=155335
Dimensions: 
195 x 116 x 25 mm
Covering Material: 
Black goatskin.
Sewing: 
Sewn on four single raised hemp cord supports.
Headbands: 
Missing.
Edge Treatment: 
Gilt on all three edges.
End Papers: 
Two blank flyleaves and a single combed snail pattern marble paper flyleaf and paste-down in red, blue, green, and yellow colors.
Decorative Description: 
The covers are gilt with a three panel design. The outer frames are gilt with a double line fillet, the inner frame has an additional single line fillet. The outer panel has a triple cone, carnation, and berry fleuron tooled at angles. Descending as tendrils are three different sized floral volutes. Along the sides of the frames are a large and small semicircular floral stamps. The interior of the inner panel are gilt with a covered rosette and tulip volute decorative roll. The spine is divided into five alternating pattern panels, each framed with multiple lines and pin-dots rolls. The top and bottom panels are filled with a double walled, dot filled chevron pattern with a fleuron in-between and sunflowers at the corners. The second and fourth are tooled with an encircled strapwork design surrounded by dots and sunflowers, the inner panel is gilt with tow back to back tulip flowers with sunflowers on either side. The board edges and turn-ins are gilt with a dot and wave decorative roll.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Decorated papers -- England -- 17th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Goatskin bindings -- England -- 17th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Gold tooled bindings -- England -- 17th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Leather bindings -- England -- 17th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Marbled papers -- England -- 17th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Turn-ins -- England -- 17th century.