Petra Radler

Petra Radler

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Antiphonary Date: 15th–16th century  Culture: Spanish  Medium: Parchment, tempera, ink, metal leaf, leather binding  Dimensions: Overall: 15 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 1 3/8in. (39.4 x 24.1 x 3.5cm) Accession Number: 89.27.2 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

I love old books like these . Antiphonary Date: century Culture: Spanish Medium: Parchment, tempera, ink, metal leaf, leather binding Dimensions: Overall: 15 x 9 x 1 x x Accession Number: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Bellissima legatura tedesca del 1616 per un libro coevo di storia. Realizzata in pelle di vitello con due fermagli e con il taglio anteriore dipinto e cesellato in oro. Biblioteca Università di Rostock, Germania.

Bellissima legatura tedesca del 1616 per un libro coevo di storia. Realizzata in pelle di vitello con due fermagli e con il taglio anteriore dipinto e cesellato in oro. Biblioteca Università di Rostock, Germania.

Beautiful Victorian rebinding of a Medieval text.

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Mary I's Psalter This Psalter was made in the 13th century but it is unknown what happened to it until 1553 where the customs officer Baldwin Smith presented it as a gift to Queen Mary I. Mary valued the book highly and had it rebound with her device, the pomegranate, which she had adapted after her mother.

Binding of the Queen Mary Psalter, c. Royal 2 B. vii (The Queen Mary Psalter is no simple prayer book; it contains a nearly unparalleled programme of illumination, all designed and executed by a single artist).

Photo: István Borbás/National Library of Sweden  Portable volume, girdle book of leather with a knot to be tucked under a person’s girdle or belt, from which the book hung upside down so that it could be picked up and read at any time. The printed book is from 1508, the blind-tooled leather binding from 1579 and the exterior knotted leather cover was added ten years later, in 1589.

Girdle book consisted of a book whose leather binding continued loose below the cover of the book in a long tapered tail with a large knot at the end which could be tucked into one's belt

A spine repair. No date given.

A spine repair.

This 1550 binding was made by Jörg Bernhard and is one of the many ostentatious bindings which the Elector Ottheinrich (1502-1559) liked so much. +

This 1550 binding was made by Jörg Bernhard and is one of the many ostentatious bindings which the Elector Ottheinrich liked so much.

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