8.茶革製レリーヴォ製本「ダヴィデ詩篇」
オーウェン・ジョーンズの装丁デザイン
(Relievo binding) Jones, Owen (binding design)
The Psalms of David illuminated by Owen Jones.
N.p., [1862].
¥291,000 (税込み) Large folio. (5), 100 pp. Printed on card. First edition in book form, having been issued to Subscribers in parts in 1861. Relievo calf over embossed boards. All edges gilt. Minor wear to hinge spots and corners of the binding and a few corners with old creases, nowhere near the printed area. Expertly reinserted in the binding, with new endpapers and cloth joints. Every leaf (except the three blanks) superbly chromo printed by Day and Son.
装丁はオーウェン・ジョーンズ(Owen Jones, 1809-74)のデザインで、19世紀に流行した製本の一種であるレリーヴォ製本です。19世紀ゴシック・リバイバルのデザインと職人技術の好例です。