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 pages : color illustrations. Curated title for Fleet Library Special Collections book cover exhibition Bound to Please, fall 2022. Unusual cover: Ornate wooden binding produced with a heat-stamping machine by Remnant & Edmond. Title "carved" into wooden cover. Ornamental stamping on inside border. Black Morocco spine over ebonized wood boards; front cover with branch borders with titling 'vanity / of vanities / saith the / preacher all / is vanity', and entwined floral decorations framing central titling. Rear cover repeating front, except additional floral decorations replacing central titling. Spine with blind-stamped floral decorations and lettering. Black coated endpapers; turn-ins with gilt-stamped ornaments; all edges gilt. Binding design by Owen Jones. Gift of Mrs. Henry G. Russell. Edmonds & Remnants, binder.
Imprint / Year
[London] : Longman & Co., 1849.
Longman & Co.
Bound to Please Exhibit 2022; illuminations (visual works|visual works|); illuminated manuscripts; Bibles; church history; illustrations (layout features); illustration (process)
Book and Paper | Illustration
RISD Fleet Library Catalog Record
Jones, Owen; Collections, Special; and Library, Fleet, "The Preacher" (1849). Illustration. 52.