Album Verses

with a Few Others

LAMB, Charles

BOUND BY DE SAMBLANX-WECKESSER

LAMB, Charles Album Verses with a Few Others

Edward Moxton, 1830.

First edition. Finely bound by De Samblanx-Weckesser in crushed navy morocco with covers showing double filleted gilt border with dentelles surrounding an elaborate intertwined stem, leaf and flower pattern in gilt with the petals of the flowers inlaid with red morocco. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration and inlaid morocco flower device to sections. Ornamental gilt turn-ins using some of the devices from the cover. Silk endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy with just the slightest wear to the base of the spine. Housed in marbled card slipcase.

The Belgian binders, Charles De Samblanx (1855-1943) and Jacques Weckesser (1862-1923) were in partnership between 1889 and 1909 and produced some of the finest bindings of the time.

PROVENANCE: Edwin B Holden (1861-1906, noted American book collector, early president of the Grolier Club and co-founder of The Club Bindery, bookplate to front blank); John Whipple Frothingham (1878-1935, noted American book collector, bookplate to front blank);

Stock ID: 35490

£1,500.00

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