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Maxims and precepts of the Saviour.

Additional Title(s):

Bible. N.T. Gospels. English. Selections. 1848.

[London, Longman & co., 1848]
Physical Description:
[1], 31, ii p. illus. 18 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND3410 B4 H7
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BAC : Bound in boards, with colored paper onlay on front and back.
British Art Center copy imperfect: case wanting.
In case.
Ornamental borders, and illustrations, in color, by Henry Noel Humphreys.
"The binding is designed from a peculiar style of ornament, supposed to be the 'Opus anglicum,'so much prized ... in the 10th and 11th centuries. The model which has furnished the present design is a border in a ms. copy of the Gospels executed for King Cnut (Canute)"--p. ii.
Subject Terms:
Bookbinding -- Great Britain -- 19th century -- Specimens.
Bookbinding -- Specimens -- 1848.
Illumination of books and manuscripts -- Specimens.
Longman & Co. -- Publisher.
Chromolithographs -- 1848.
Humphreys, Henry Noel, 1810-1879.

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