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Library Co. of Phila.
Gothic Windows to Peacocks
by Edwin Wolf 2nd (au).
This is a record of ornamental embossed leather bindings manufactured from 1825 to 1855, and used on books published in the United States and Canada. On these bindings the design was produced by means of an engraved die or plaque and stands out in relief. There are 226 different plaques illustrated. These are on the covers if 495 titles, comprising 1,121 holdings in 35 collections, nine of which are privately owned. I surmise these represent approximately ninety percent of all different embossed designs used on American-bound books between 1825 and 1855. (Philadelphia: The Library Company of Philadelphia, 1990.)
Journal of the Proceedings of Congress held at Philadelphia September 5, 1774: A Facsimile of the Official Edition Printed in 1774
Autobiographical Sketch Written in 1987 and A Bibliography of the Published Writings of Edwin Wolf 2nd
‘A Clock for the Rooms’: The Horological Legacy of the Library Company of Philadelphia
Philadelphia: Portrait of An American City
At the Instance of Benjamin Franklin
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