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The essence of astronomy. 1914. Book cover.

The essence of astronomy. 1914. Book cover.

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Vintage Book Safe Keepsake Box with Gold Photo Frame Insert

Vintage Book Safe Keepsake Box with Gold Photo Frame Insert, Secret Stash Trinket Box, Red & Gold Stash Container, Little Women Book Safe

Thomas Hollis, an English collector of the late eighteenth century, had most of his books bound in red goatskin, with simple gold stamping on the boards and spines. Hollis had nineteen designs cut for use on his bindings. Most of the bindings are by John Matthewman. Hollis donated a large number of books to Harvard College. Author: Toland, John, 1670-1722. Title: The life of John Milton. Published: London: Andrew Millar, 1761.

Hand Bookbindings: Bindings for Collectors “Thomas Hollis, an English collector of the late eighteenth century, had most of his books bound in red goatskin, with simple gold stamping on the boards and.