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Samuel Mearne, binder to Charles II.

Cyril Davenport

Samuel Mearne, binder to Charles II.

by Cyril Davenport

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Published by Caxton Club in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mearne, Samuel, -- 1624-1683.,
  • Bookbinding -- England

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCaxton Club., Lakeside Press
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10, [3], 13-118, [1] p. :
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19988020M

      Bound for King James II, probably by the shop of Samuel Mearne junior, appointed Royal binder following the deaths of his father Samuel and his younger brother Charles, or Robert Steel, who later bound for William III employing the same floral roll: contemporary gold-tooled red turkey, over pasteboard, covers paneled with fillets and a floral. The elegant binding was made by Samuel Mearne and is consistent with the bindings he made for Charles II's library at St James's; records show that he bound books for St James's between and Deorum dearumque capita ex vetustis numismatibus.

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    Binder: Mearne, Samuel, General Description: English armorial binding with Charles II Royal cipher by the Samuel Mearne Bindery. Image Caption: Inside back cover marble paper, Aa. Call Number: Aa. Beautiful 2-volume folio set of the works of Charles I, sumptuously bound by the Royal Heads Binder, with the Royal Arms of Charles II. Charles I () / royal arms of Charles II .


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Samuel Mearne, binder to Charles II by Cyril Davenport Download PDF EPUB FB2

Samuel Mearne (20 April – May ) was binder to Charles II. book English Restoration bookbinder and publisher whose work is considered a high point of pre-industrial bookbinding. He and his sons, Charles and Samuel Jr., were one of the group referred to by historians as the Queens' Binder.

Mearne was born in Reading, England and lived all of his professional life in. Samuel Mearne, binder to King Charles II. [CYRIL. DAVENPORT] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. First edition, limited to copies. S-KMejer ; Appleton p Contains 24 plates and many illustrations in the text; the plates are excellent examples of chromolithography while the illustrations in the text are printed in one color.

Samuel Mearne: Binder to King Charles II [Cyril Davenport] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Samuel Mearne, Binder to King Charles II. Chicago: Caxton Club (Lakeside Press), Folio (10 by /2 inches), original half red cloth, gray paper boards, paper spine label. Limited first edition, one of only copies, of this illustrated treatise on Samuel Mearne, “the best-known figure in Restoration binding,” with 24 color plates.

Get this from a library. Samuel Mearne, binder to King Charles II. [Cyril Davenport; Caxton Club.]. On the front pastedown of the book (the paper which lines the book’s inside covers) is a quotation by Cyril Davenport regarding Samuel Mearne, King Charles II’s book binder, describing Mearne’s style of work which corresponds to the binding on this particular book.

Syn Charles Mearne (zemř. ca ) byl dvorským knihvazačem Karla II. a Jakuba II. V souladu s výtvarným názorem otcových spolupracovníků vyhotovil na vazeb. Lit.: DAVENPORT, C.: Samuel Mearne, binder to King Charles II. Chicago ; HOBSON, G. D.: Bindings in Cambridge libraries.

He executed some very choice bindings, the best known being those described as the “cottage” design. He died in — see Cyril James H. Davenport, Samuel Mearne, binder to King Charles II.

Chicago: The Caxton Club, ;(1) pages. Facsimiles, 4to. Fore-edge paintings (FEPs) have a long history. The first FEP practitioner is considered to be a sixteenth-century Italian artist, working at the behest of a book collector.

One of his successors in the creation of this conceit was Samuel Mearne, binder to England’s Charles II. Collection of Books on Bookbinding and related trades, Belonging to R. Smart Old English Bindery. Buy Samuel Mearne, Binder to King Charles II by Cyril James Humphries Davenport, Samuel Mearne (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on Author: Cyril James Humphries Davenport, Samuel Mearne. The Bible is elegantly bound by Samuel Mearne, bookbinder to Charles II.

The plates are from a series originally published in the Netherlands by C.J. Visscher and later acquired by Hayes— they are found in several copies of this edition, in varying numbers, up to Samuel Mearne Englishman Samuel Mearne is known as the inventor of the cottage style of binding in the 17 th century, a style that remained almost unchanged until the 19 th century.

Mearne apprenticed twice as a bookbinder before working as a publisher, binder, and seller. He later became the official Stationer and Bookseller to King Charles II. With Special Reference to His Bookbindings, ; Samuel Mearne. Binder to Charles II,each ONE OF COPIES, uniform red cloth-backed boards, paper labels, 4to, Chicago, Caxton Club--The Catalogue of Books.

Samuel Mearne (d. ) was royal binder to Charles II., and invented the cottage style of decoration, a style which has lasted till the present day; the Bible on which Edward VII. took the coronation oath was ornamented in that way.

Chicago: Caxton Club, Limited edition. Hardcover. 1/ 4to. Quarter cloth over paper-covered boards with title-label. Deckled fore- and bottom page edges. Ex-libris of Lucy Doheny Smith Battson * see below on free front endpaper. Frontispiece with captioned tissue guard.

Contents: I. English Bookbinding from the Time of Thomas Berthelet, in the Sixteenth. A Binding by Samuel Mearne. The Book of Common Prayer. London: John Bill & Christopher Barker, []. The restoration of Charles II to the throne in initiated the “golden age” of English bookbinding, when England’s binders were no longer content to follow continental models but strove to develop their own decorative aesthetic.

- 17th c Contemporary gilt-panelled red morocco, bound in the workshop of Samuel Mearne (Royal Binder), crowned monogram of King Charles II. Get this from a library. Samuel Mearne, Binder to King Charles II.

By Cyril Davenport. [Cyril James Humphries DAVENPORT; Samuel MEARNE; Caxton Club.]. [CHARLES I, King of England].MEARNE, Samuel, ript collection of 46 hymns and anthems, manuscript title, ''The Full Anthems,'' containing compositions by William Byrd (5), Thomas Tallis (2), John Blow (7), Henry Purcell (5), Orlando Gibbons (3), William Child (1), Edmund Hooper (1), Henry Aldrich (11), Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (2), Anthony Munday.

BOUND BY SAMUEL MEARNE FOR KING CHARLES II AND FROM HIS ROYAL LIBRARY (CHARLES II) SCALIGERI, J.J. Opuscula Varia Antehac Non Edita. Paris: Drouart, Large octavo, early full crimson morocco rebacked with original spine laid down, covers and spine panels tooled with Charles II's cipher, raised bands, all edges gilt.

Samuel Mearne is recognized as one of the most notable pre-industrial English bookbinders, and also had a hand in hunting down illegal presses through his involvement with the Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspaper a bit further and you reveal an enterprising official who used England’s strict copyright laws to line his pockets and those of.

In England bindings are not as easily identified with their binders, but the names of Thomas Berthelet, royal binder to Henry VIII, and above all Samuel Mearne, binder to Charles II, stand out.

Roger Payne was England’s most distinguished binder in the eighteenth century.