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Grolier bindings in the Netherlands.

Herman de la Fontaine Verwey

Grolier bindings in the Netherlands.

by Herman de la Fontaine Verwey

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grolier, Jean.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 243-72
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19118974M

      The Grolier Club recently renovated its ground-floor exhibition hall where the show “French Book Arts: Manuscripts, Books, Bindings, Prints, and Documents, 12th–21st Century” is . Academic American Encyclopedia by Grolier Incorporated and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    A book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. Binding Seller Rating: % positive.   "Thousands of years before books were contained within a hand-held technological tablet or phone, there were cuneiform tablets no bigger than the size of a quarter. On view in the second floor gallery of the Grolier Club are rare diminutive texts and bindings from around the world that have been created over the span.

      A few months ago, a box of miniature bookbindings was rediscovered in our archives. The box proved to be a veritable treasure trove of fine bindings donated to the Grolier Club in April of by none other than Samuel P. Avery, one of the Club’s greatest benefactors. Among them a book . About this Item: Grolier, Inc. Library Binding. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.


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Grolier bindings in the Netherlands by Herman de la Fontaine Verwey Download PDF EPUB FB2

HERMAN DE LA FONTAINE VERWEY Grolier bindings in the Netherlands The bindings which the royal paymaster Jean Grolier () commis- sioned for his books, from Milanese binders in his youth and from Parisians later, are highlights in the history of the art of binding.

"Grolier bindings in the Netherlands" published on 01 Jan by Brill. The Grolier bindings i My Searches (0) Cart (0) brill The Grolier bindings in the Koninklijke Bibliothcek in Quaerendo.

Author: E. De La Fontaine Verwey. The Grolier bindings in the Koninklijke Bibliothcek in Quaerendo. E-ISSN: Author: E. De La Fontaine Verwey.

The binding was made in by the important Brussels bookbinder Pierre-Corneille Schavye (), by order of the author and for the purpose of the donation of the enclosed book to the Dutch king Willem III (on: Auguste Parent, Du commerce de Belgique. Brussels, On view from March 5 through in the second floor gallery of the Grolier Club are rare diminutive texts and bindings from around the world that have been created over the span of 4, years.

Jean Grolier de Servières, viscount d'Aguisy ( – 22 October ) was Treasurer-General of France and a famous bibliophile. As a book collector, Grolier is known in particular for his patronage of the Aldine Press, and his love of richly decorated g: Netherlands. In fact, the execution of this style of binding made Le Gascon the most prominent person in bookbinding after the days of Grolier.

But it must be remembered, however, that Grolier was a book collector and not a binder and that through his efforts a style was developed that made a great binder like Le Gascon a possibility. The collection: European hand-bound books: unique bookbindings from the fourteenth century, important for their historical or aesthetic collection comprises archivalia, drawings, stamps and furniture as well.

Size: The collection consists of c, bookbindings, some other objects and 13 cases of stamps. Coverage: This is the largest collection of Dutch bookbindings; it is. Grolier was one of the largest American publishers of general encyclopedias, including The Book of Knowledge, The New Book of Knowledge, The New Book of Popular Science, Encyclopedia Americana, Academic American Encyclopedia, and numerous incarnations of a CD-ROM encyclopedia.

Grolier is an educational publishing company known for its presence in school libraries. Founder: Walter M. Jackson. things that were so dear to Grolier: beautiful and rare books, workmanship, and a learned community. These attributes are still held in high regard by all the members of the society which so proudly honors the name of Grolier.

This stroll on Leiden’s history of the book is an outline of the Dutch book. OPEN SET, on public view at the Grolier Club through Apis an exhibition based on a competition, the title reflecting the two categories in which binders may compete—the OPEN category, in which the artist chooses which book to bind, and the SET category, in which all participants bind the same book.

The Grolier Club. OPEN/SET: Design Binding Today February 19 - Ap Please note: although the exhibition is currently closed to the public due to the COVID health emergency, the American Academy of Bookbinding has made the exhibition catalogue available for viewing online here.

A Design Binding is a singularly-considered and beautifully executed book covering—a unique work of. About books from her collection are currently on display at the Grolier Club, the nation’s oldest society of bibliophiles, in Manhattan.

(The. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Bookbindings from the Library of Jean Grolier at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(1).

Jean Grolier was among history’s most discerning book collectors, possessing one of the finest private libraries of his time. His “Last Binder” was the Parisian shop that produced most of his later commissions and was responsible for the gold-tooled, brown leather binding recreated : Brown.

Catalogue of fine bindings and valuable printed books including Theodosus’s In somnium scipionis,in a polychrome binding for Jean Grolier and Giustiniani’s De origine urbis Venetiarum,bound for Jean Grolier; Colonna’s Hypnerotomachia poliphili,in a fine 16th century Antwerp binding by Claus van Duermale; the Fermiers Generaux La Fontaine in a reliure de présent.

Wotton is sometimes called the "English Grolier" by binding nerds, to a Dutch nobleman (Johan Polyander van den Kerckhoven, it's easier than ever to choose from more thane-books on SimplyE, The New York Public Library's free e-reader app.

Gain access to digital resources for all ages, including e-books, audiobooks, databases Author: Kathie Coblentz. Many book collectors, past and contemporary, have had particular and exacting tastes in bindings for their libraries. Some have acquired a volume precisely for the binding on that particular copy.

Others have commissioned bindings, requesting the use of certain materials and decorative designs that have come to distinguish their collections. Grolier’s books were richly bound in morocco or calf decorated with intricate designs in gold and colours.

Some of these Grolier bindings have survived, and each is marked distinctly with two Latin phrases. On the upper cover of all Grolier books is written “Io. Grolierii et amicorum” (“For use by Jean Grolier and his friends”).Missing: Netherlands. In fallGrolierites returned from their summer breaks to a heady surprise in their six-year-old clubhouse at 29 East 32nd Street.

Their Romanesque Revival building’s “stiff little colonial grill room” had metamorphosed into a semblance of a Dutch tapperij (taproom), “dim with the light of tallow dips,” as Leslie’s Weekly : (). 14 results for grolier book of knowledge set Save grolier book of knowledge set to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed.

Unfollow grolier book of knowledge set .o Grolier's copy of Vico's first book, published in France, Germany, Spain, and the Netherlands. During the Golden Age, numismatics and printing intersected, not only between the covers but also on the covers.

Coins, medal's or images thereof appear prominently on several bindings of the period. On exhibit, for example, will be a.The “” bindings were produced in a Parisian atelier that bound books for Thomas Wotton (–) of Kent, who has been called the “English Grolier.” The first Englishman to assemble a library of gold-tooled bindings, Wotton appears to have traveled to France several times bywhere he evidently was inspired by Grolier’s.