Detail View: LUNA: Folger Bindings Image Collection: Spine, STC 10717 c.1.

Image Caption: 
Spine, STC 10717 c.1.
General Description: 
Stained calfskin binding by the Tulip spine binder.
Tulip Spine Binder, fl. 1672.
Country / Style: 
17th century (mid)
Call Number: 
STC 10717 copy 1
inscription on t.p.: 'T. Willughby'; Harmsworth copy
Favyn, André.
[Théâ̂tre d'honneur et de chevalerie. English] The theater of honour and knight-hood. Or A compendious chronicle and historie of the whole Christian vvorld. Containing the originall of all monarchies, kingdomes, and estates, with their emperours, kings, princes, and gouernours; their beginnings, continuance, and successions, to this present time. The first institution of armes, emblazons, kings, heralds, and pursuiuants of armes: with all the ancient and moderne military orders of knight-hood in euery kingdome. Of duelloes or single combates, with their originall, lawes, and obseruations. Likewise of ioustes, tourneyes, and tournaments, and orders belonging to them. Lastly of funerall pompe, for emperours, kings, princes, and meaner persons, with all the rites and ceremonies fitting for them. VVritten in French, by Andrew Fauine, Parisian: and aduocate in the High Court of Parliament. M.DC.XX.
Created / Published: 
London : printed by VVilliam Iaggard, dwelling in Barbican, and are there to be sold, 1623.
Hamnet URL:
336 x 211 x 67 mm
Covering Material: 
Acid stained brown calfskin.
Sewn on six single raised hemp cords.
Blue and white linen thread with a front bead over a rolled paper core.
Edge Treatment: 
Sprinkled red.
End Papers: 
Four flyleaves and a separate pastedown.
Decorative Description: 
The covers are just sprinkle stained. The spine is divided into seven panels and is elaborately gold tooled. The title is gilt on a red label with gilt zigzag solid and line frame. All the other panels are filled with repeated large tulip and pomegranate and rosette decorative roll. The board edges are tooled with a gilt zigzag solid and line roll.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Calf bindings -- England -- 17th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Gold tooled bindings -- England -- 17th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Leather bindings -- England -- 17th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Raised bands -- England -- 17th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Sprinkled calf bindings -- England -- 17th century.