This binding from Walters manuscript is composed of brown goatskin with a large lobed oval and pendants and gold decorative frames. The binding is contemporary with the manuscript, which is dated to 918 AH/AD
A Comfortable Treatise for the reliefe of such as are afflicted in Conscience. embroidered velvet book cover, interlaced, and enlarged in many places. (London, Collection: The British Library ~via Aria Nadii, book cover book covering cover
William Morris’s copy of Capital, The book had begun to fall apart from Morris’s frequent reading of it, so the impressively skilled bookbinder T. Cobden-Sanderson fashioned this beautiful gold-tooled binding for it.
A "fanfare style" binding in the manner of the Ève brothers on a copy of Horae beatissimae Virginis Mariae. Note the gauffered edge. Printed by Christopher Plantin, Antwerp, Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress.