Bacon’s Essays with Annotations
( BOOKBINDING ) ( HARROW SCHOOL ) BACON, Francis
FINE EXTENDED HARROW PRIZE BINDING
Published: Longmans, 1873
Stock code: 252
8vo., handsomely bound in contemporary calf, sides diced within a double gilt fillet border stopped at corners with a gilt rosette and enclosing in corners the Harrow 'crossed arrows' tool in gilt, back gilt extra with five raised bands, compartments tooled alternately to a geometric 'key' design and the 'crossed arrows' tool within a filigree frame, edges of boards gauffred in gilt, doublures tooled in blind, gilt edges, marbled endpapers, A FINE EXAMPLE OF AN EXTENDED HARROW PRIZE BINDING with the School's engraved prize armorial bookplate of the period, inscribed to Bertram Hunt in the name of Henry Butler and dated 1875.