[Binding, Fine- Cockerell, at W.H. Smith Bindery] Hymns Ancient and Modern for Use in the Services of the Church with Accompanying Tunes. W. H. Monk, C. Steggall.
[Binding, Fine- Cockerell, at W.H. Smith Bindery] Hymns Ancient and Modern for Use in the Services of the Church with Accompanying Tunes.

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[Binding, Fine- Cockerell, at W.H. Smith Bindery] Hymns Ancient and Modern for Use in the Services of the Church with Accompanying Tunes.

London: William Clowes and Son, Ltd., 1906.

5 x 7 inches, 514pp. Bound in full green leather at the W.H. Smith bindery from a design by Douglas Cockerell with central cover diamond design with inlaid red flower petals and small white inlaid dots surrounding the initials "D.C.B.H." Spine with five raised bands, title to second compartment of spine. All edges gilt. Spine sunned, small repair to head of spine, some rubbing and bumps to edges of boards. Cockerell managed the WHS bindery from 1905 to 1914 and ì[i]n a statement printed in G.D. Hobson - English Bindings of J.R. Abbey, p. 170, Cockerell notes that bindings signed with the ëWHSí stamp during this period were specially designed by himî Bookbinding in the British Isles.

Price: $425.00   Item #5128

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