Detail View: LUNA: Folger Bindings Image Collection: Coat of arms (detail), STC 12428 c.2.

Image Caption: 
Coat of arms (detail), STC 12428 c.2.
General Description: 
Armorial binding by Francis Bedford.
Bedford, Francis, 1799-1883.
Country / Style: 
19th century (late)
Call Number: 
STC 12428 copy 2
Inscriptions on t.p.: "John Fortescue"; and on front fly-leaf: "Alice Pulteney 1618"
Cust, John, 1st Earl Brownlow (1779 - 1853), bound for.
Guevara, Antonio de, Bp., d. 1545?
[Relox de príncipes. English] The dial of princes, compiled by the reuerend father in God, Don Antony of Gueuara, Byshop of Guadix, preacher, and chronicler to Charles the fifte, late of that name Emperour. Englished out of the Frenche by T. North, sonne of Sir Edvvard North knight, L. North of Kyrtheling.
Created / Published: 
[London] : Now newly imprinted by Richarde Tottill, and Thomas Marshe, Anno. Domini. 1568.
Hamnet URL:
291 x 197 x 48 mm
Covering Material: 
Speckle-stained beige calfskin.
Sewn on five single raised hemp supports.
Double tiered red, green, and white silk with a front bead over cord cores.
Edge Treatment: 
Speckled red and green.
End Papers: 
Evidence of two original flyleaves, now with two new flyleaves and single paste-down.
Decorative Description: 
Tooled with a double gilt line fillet border, with the coat of arms of John Cust, 1st Earl Brownlow. The spine is divided into six panels with the title and author gilt on light beige goatskin labels in the second and third panels. The other panels have a gilt cone with crowning florets stamp in the center. The edges of the boards are gilt with a single line fillet.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Armorial bindings -- England -- 19th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Calf bindings -- England -- 19th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Gold tooled bindings -- England -- 19th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Leather bindings -- England -- 19th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Sprinkled calf bindings -- England -- 19th century.