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Golden Wedding Testimonial - Chivers Binding WITH Earlier Design by  Sir John and Lady] [Ingram - Signed First Edition - 1934 - from Temple Rare Books (SKU: 000216)

Golden Wedding Testimonial - Chivers Binding WITH Earlier Design

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Golden Wedding Testimonial - Chivers Binding WITH Earlier Design

by [Ingram, Sir John and Lady]

  • Used
  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Very Good/No Jacket (as Issued)
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
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About This Item

Bath, 1934. Full morocco bifolium by Chivers of Bath, bevelled edges. Upper cover and two inner panels with gilt tooled borders, with elaborate corner pieces of trailing leaves and on laid morocco flowers, the lower panel with gilt borders, gilt roll to edges. Inner vellucent panels, with wide watercolour borders incorporating a climbing pink rose and gilt stamped rosettes, two small vignettes inside roundels to each panel. Left hand panel with the family coat of arms surrounded by cherubs to head, with congratulatory text beneath, the right hand panel with a view of Overbury Towers, with a list of names of the Estate workforce in black and red. WITH an earlier (presumably rejected) design in the same format, in red morocco, with a vellucent roundel to centre and blank interior. An attractive Golden Wedding anniversary testimonial, in a signed Chivers binding, with their characteristic vellucent panels. A rare opportunity to see the binders' creative process, with an earlier example of the completed testimonial. First Edition. Full Morocco. Very Good/No Jacket (as Issued). 4to.

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Details

Bookseller
Temple Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
000216
Title
Golden Wedding Testimonial - Chivers Binding WITH Earlier Design
Author
[Ingram, Sir John and Lady]
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket (as Issued)
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
Bath
Date published
1934
Keywords
Noisbn, Chivers, Vellucent Binding, Fine Binding, Bath
Size
4to

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Temple Rare Books

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio.co.uk member since: 2012
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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About Temple Rare Books

Temple Rare Books is a division of Temple Bookbinders, which has been established for nearly twenty years. The bookshop is based within the bindery building. It is open between 10am and 4pm weekdays, any other times by appointment. All books listed on the website can be examined here, but please let us know first if you are travelling, so that we can make sure it is still available. Not all of the books in the shop are listed on the website. We are members of the PBFA and ABA and exhibit at several of their book fairs, please see our fairs / events page. We attend many auctions and are happy to execute commission bids on your behalf. We will issue printed catalogues sporadically, if you would like to receive these, please contact us at books@templerarebooks.com

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
leaves
Very generally, "leaves" refers to the pages of a book, as in the common phrase, "loose-leaf pages." A leaf is a single sheet...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]

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