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FLEMISH AND RELATED PANEL-STAMPED BINDINGS, EVIDENCE AND PRINCIPLES. Staffan Fogelmark
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FLEMISH AND RELATED PANEL-STAMPED BINDINGS, EVIDENCE AND PRINCIPLES.

New York: The Bibliographical Society of America, 1990. 4to. cloth. xviii, 252 pages. Ever since W. H. James Weale laid the foundations for the scholarly study of panel-stamped bindings in 1894, it has been universally assumed that the stamps were hand-engraved, and thus, that each panel was a unique artifact. However, Fogelmark discovered that virtually everything written since Weale's study has been based on a fundamental mistake. In Fogelmark's search for literature on blind panels..... READ MORE

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                                    CONTENTS

      Preface & Acknowledgments  ix     VII  Technical Considerations II  121
      Introduction   xvi               VIII  Blank Shields   126
  I  The Problem   1                           The Dancing Peasants Frieze 145
 II  Technical Considerations I  6      IX  Flaws   152
III  Nailmarks   16                      X  Clichage   176
        Conclusion   68                  XI  Technical Considerations III  184
 IV  Press-work   82                   XII  The Issue: One or Many?   196
  V  Alignment   87                          Appendices
        The Vertical Flaw   89                  Relative Position   199
        The Horizontal Flaw   91                Tenninology   223
        Straying Panels   91                    Chart of Position
        The Lever Flaw   94                       (+Typology)   225
        Overlapping Panels   97                 Works Cited   231
        The Diastolic Flaw   111              Indices   238
 VI  Design   114                            Plates I-XLII   following page 86