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Roger Payne, English bookbinder of the eighteenth century

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Published by Printed for the Caxton Club in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gilding,
  • Bookbinding,
  • Facsimiles,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Copy 1 Supplier/Donor: Scott Brinded

    Statementby Cyril Davenport
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 79 pages, 32 unnumbered leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26432071M

    Binding: Eighteenth-century russia from the workshop of Roger Payne, “the most noted English binder of the eighteenth century” (Andrews, p. 13) – inscription on recto of front blank stating the cost of the ‘R Payne’ binding as £1 1s. Constant Lem, Book Conservator at the National Library of the Netherlands, reviewed my 18th century French Bookbinding Workshop from last summer, which I taught in the Netherlands. Constant studied Medieval History at the University of Amsterdam. In the s and s he worked as a bookbinder.


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Roger Payne, English bookbinder of the eighteenth century by Cyril Davenport Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mejer and Herbst no, S-K Not in Brenni. Chapters on Bookbinding in England, Roger Payne's Life and Work and Gold Tooling on Leather. Six plates in color and many in black-and-white. Also illustrated in the text.

Beautifully printed on English handmade paper with the plates executed by Whittingham and : Cyril Davenport. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Roger Payne, English bookbinder of the eighteenth century Item Preview remove-circle Roger Payne, English bookbinder of the eighteenth century by Davenport, Cyril, no Publication date Chicago: Caxton Club, First Edition.

Hardcover. Folio. Very good+ condition. Item # xx, 81 pages of text including an index, followed by 32 plates including 6 in color. Additionally illustrated by a frontispiece of Payne in his workshop.

Original hardcover binding with minimal sunning to spine, and minimal bumping to the corners. Life. Payne was born at Windsor, learned binding from Joseph Pote of Eton, and is said to have come to London around He worked for a short time for Thomas Osborne in Gray's he was able to set up in business for himself as a bookbinder, near Leicester Square, with the support of Thomas Payne (not closely related).

He was then joined by his brother Thomas, who attended to the. ROGER PAYNE ENGLISH BOOKBINDER OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY Author Davenport, Cyril Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good Edition First Edition Binding Hardcover Publisher Caxton Club Place of Publication Chicago Date published Keywords Books On Books Bookseller catalogs Books On Books;Book Edition: First Edition.

The work of Roger Payne in the latter half of the 18th century marks an era in English bookbinding, which had since the beginning of that century fallen to a low ebb.

Payne was born at Windsor inand after a short service with Pote, the Eton bookseller, came to London inand entered the employment of Thomas Osborne, the bookseller.

Towards the end of the seventeenth century bookbinding began to improve, particularly with regard to forwarding. The joints were true and square, and the back was made to open more freely.

In the eighteenth century the names of Derome, Roger Payne, and others are prominent as masters of the craft, and the Harleian style was introduced. 3) Roger Payne. Era: Mid–late 18th century. Lasting Contribution: Founding a purely English style of binding, almost exclusively using crimson straight-grain morocco leather with gold tooling to create an elaborately decorated spine with a more simple cover board.

4) Josen Zaehnsdorf. Era: Midth century. ROGER PAYNE ENGLISH BOOKBINDER OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY by Davenport, Cyril. Chicago: Caxton Club. Very Good. First Edition. Hardcover. English bookbinder of the eighteenth century book Limited edition of (1st. Ed). (xx) + 81pp. Illustrated with small margin drawings, and 30 pages of color & b/w plates plus 3 pages of Payne's Handwriting.

Printed for Caxton Cl From Nick Bikoff. Collection of Books on Bookbinding and related trades, Belonging to R. English bookbinder of the eighteenth century book Smart Old English Bindery.

Roger Payne. BIBLE Psalms. The whole book of Psalms Oxford: Dr. Philip Bliss,antiquary and book collector, under-librarian of the Bodleian, stated that this binding was by Roger Payne, who has been described by Mr.

Nixon as "the most interesting and most influential of English eighteenth-century binders". ALBERTUS, Magnus. "The story of the life of Roger Payne, the most noted English binder of the eighteenth century, is unfortunately the common one of many men of genius.

It is the history of a man generously endowed by nature with the inventive faculty of mind, and possessed of a high degree of manual skill in his handicraft,but of an entirely thriftless.

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Divided into eight chapters; 18th century English and Scottish bindings, Roger Payne, Les Relieurs Francais, Design in Bookbinding, Some French Binders of Today, Early Stamped Bindings, Early. In many instances—perhaps most—it is impossible to be absolutely sure on this point.

Except in France, binders of the eighteenth century, or any period, who signed or labeled their work were relatively rare.

One English craftsman who did identify his products was Roger Payne of London. Famous British bookbinders were Roger Payne, John Mackinlay, and Charles Lewis: Roger Payne (ca. – ) was the leading bookbinder of the 18th century.

His bindings combined elegance and durability; and he chose the ornaments of the cover – circlets, crescents, stars, acorns, running vines, and leaves – with excellent taste. Roger Payne English bookbinder of the eighteenth century ; Royal English bookbindings; Specimens of Book Types and of Printing and Bookbinding; Specimens of linotype monotype and hand type in use in the book composing room of the Trow Directory Printing and Bookbinding Company; The art of bookbinding ; The binding of books an essay in the Seller Rating: % positive.

His inlaid bindings are triumphs of art. Style. — Principally the Mosaic or inlaid style. Payne (Roger). — The most famous of all English binders. Born in ; died in His finest work was executed between the years and Most of his books were bound in.

Roger Payne, (–) WIKI; Roger Payne was born at Windsor inand after a short service with Pote, the Eton bookseller, came to London inand entered the employment of Thomas Osborne, the bookseller, in Gray's Inn.

A few years later he set up in business for himself as a bookbinder, near Leicester Square. Roger Payne, bookbinder, shown whole length leaning over to the left as he puts a book into a book press in his workroom; on the floor at his feet other books. He is a very thin, frail looking man with hollow cheeks.

The room is otherwise empty and in disrepair with cracks in the walls. Roger Payne (bap. d. ), bookbinder, took over his father's binding business after his death in Mayworking both in Eton and later in London. Roger Payne's bills and letters frequently describe in some detail the work carried out, and their tone is on the whole one of self-satisfaction and pride in his craftsmanship, as well as a.

Our set was bound by Charles Hering, the London bookbinder who was in several ways the successor of Roger Payne, the greatest English bookbinder of the late eighteenth century. He was patronized especially by Earl Spencer. Lord Byron through rather highly of him.

Rare Books (Ex) Call number: Oversize f: Spine height: 42 cm. English, late eighteenth century. Binding by Roger Payne. Title: The Holy Bible containing the Old Testament and the New.

Published: Edinburgh: James Watson, Location: Rare Books (Ex). PAYNE, ROGER (–), bookbinder, was born at Windsor in It is said that after having learned the rudiments of his art from Pote, the Eton bookseller, he came to London aboutand worked for a short time for Thomas Osborne (d.

) [q. v.] in Gray's afterwards—between and —through the kindness of ‘honest Tom Payne,’ the bookseller at the Mews Gate. British, eighteenth century An Irish binding of the eighteenth century with borders and centerpiece design created with many impressions of small tools. The dentelle, or lacelike gold-tooled border design, with or without a centerpiece, was very common on collectors' bindings in England and France throughout the eighteenth century.

Roger Payne Another Englishman, Roger Payne became widely-known during the 18 th century as a master bookbinder. His binding style took cues from Samuel Mearne, and was exceptionally artistic and well-executed. Though he never signed his work, he often included a written explanation with the book of why he decided to design a binding in a.

In the early part of the ’s, English-style bookbinding began to take a backseat to the reemerging French-style bindings that are so well-known.

The English ways were going out of style, but were kept alive by the great work of Roger Payne, England’s most notable bookbinder. Aside from the Payne-style, the Cambridge-style, Harlein-style. 18th Century: Elaboration and Simplicity Binders began to make shortcuts in the binding process to both save money and increase production.

Sewing is now on recessed cords to give the spine a smooth appearance (increasing the type of decoration which could be used). Eighteenth Century Collections Online: Part I. Eighteenth Century Collections Online containsprinted works comprising more than 26 million scanned facsimile pages of English-language and foreign-language titles printed in the United Kingdom between the years and While the majority of works in ECCO are in the English language, researchers will also discover a rich vein of.

This pair of French history books are an example of 19th century ‘trade’ bindings: their decorated cardboard covers were designed by the publisher rather than by a bookbinder.

Petite bibliothéque des chroniques de l’histoire de France (Vol.1) / Adolphe Mazure. Published in Paris, First duodecimo edition of Dryden's translation, the fifth overall, first published in An attractively bound copy, with a pencilled note on the front free endpaper identifying the work as that of Roger Payne (), the notable English bookbinder who had.

This copy is bound by Joseph Zaehnsdorf in the style of famous 18th-century bookbinder Roger Payne, whose “class of finishing that was always in accordance with the character of subject of the book” (Zaehnsdorf, Art of Bookbinding).

Without plates 8, 9 and Tooley Prideaux, ff, A fine copy, beautifully bound. The Eighteenth Century Eighteenth-century bookbinding saw the continued proliferation of styles, especially those that incorporated Classical motifs. Whereas Bridwell Library's "Harleian" binding of c.

evokes a continuing aristocratic taste for sumptuous gilding, later English bindings tended to adopt a more severe, Classical rigor. A History of English Bookbinding - A Selection of Classic Articles on the Styles and Progress of Bookbinding.

vamil Leave a comment. The British Library Guide to Bookbinding History and Techniques. The Guild of Book Workers Library is housed in the Special Collections Department of The University of Iowa’s Main Library and holds over volumes which focus on the arts of the book, particularly on hand bookbinding techniques, the collection also contains volumes on the history of bookbinding and bookbinders, papermaking, paper decoration techniques, calligraphy, printing, and book.

Every lover and collector of beautiful books will recognize in them a revival of the art of the French vignettists of the eighteenth century, in which was reached the acme of gracefulness and skill, in the decoration of the pages of a book.

HAT book-binding is an ancient, honorable, and esthetic employment, will not be gainsaid by any. In the early part of the ’s, English-style bookbinding began to take a backseat to the reemerging French-style bindings that are so well-known.

The English ways were going out of style, but were kept alive by the great work of Roger Payne, England’s most notable bookbinder.

Aside from the Payne-style, the Cambridge-style, Harlein-style. Roger Payne, English Binder of the Eighteenth Century. Chicago: The Caxton Club, Chicago: The Caxton Club, xx, 79 pages; frontispiece and 19 fullpage collotype plates, 13 fullpage color lithographs, and 28 illustrations in the text; bibliography and.

A La Lovange de la Contre -Lesine 1st edition 12mo - Magnificent late 18th century binding attributed to the Master Roger Payne who was at that time the most artistic binder in London.

Itineraire Pittoresque Du Fleuve Hudson - Milbert 1st edition 2 volumes Compendious view of Universal History James Bell 1st edition   Either way, Caxton is responsible for printing the first English-language book.

He would publish more than books during his lifetime. At the time, the roles of printer, bookbinder, and bookseller had not yet become distinct professions, so Caxton. Roger Payne () is perhaps the best known bookbinder of the eighteenth century and was celebrated both during his lifetime and after his death.

An obituary in the Gentleman''s Magazine remarked that Payne 'lived without a rival and, we fear, has died without a successor'.^^ In the Library purchased a copy of Thomas Fuller, The.Author: Littleton, Thomas, Sir, d. Title: Littletons Tenures in English, lately perused and amended.

Publisher: London, Printed for the Company of Stationers, Call Number: HD L5 This is a good example of why it difficult to date bindings. The sewing cords are sawn in, which is more typical of 18th century bindings, but the cord is made out of leather which is more.Throughout the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries, binders' names on or in the binding are very rare.

Beginning in the nineteenth century, binders began to leave some kind of identifying stamp, mark, or label in their books. Here are several examples to indicate different places to .