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Browse All : Sewn on three alum-tawed thongs. Evidence of two endpapers with pastedowns. Spine rounded and slightly backed. Endbands worked in white and red thread. Tied down through the spine linings of vellum manuscript, which are board slotted. Vellum painted before being put down over thin pasteboards with large lap corners. Spine lining put down under pastedowns. Remnants of two green textile fore-edge ties.

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Front cover, STC 14373.
STC 14373
Front cover, STC 14373.
A painted vellum case b...
 
General Description
A painted vellum case binding for William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, Edinburgh, ca. 1584. A vellum case binding painted orange with black pigment blocking and tooling.
Image Caption
Front cover, STC 14373.
Call Number
STC 14373
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