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Protecting the Word: Bookbindings of the Morgan

MS M. 1, front cover

Jeweled upper cover of the Lindau Gospels

ca. 880
MS M. 1, front cover

Roger Bartlett

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Roger Bartlett Mosaic Binding

PML 59412

Coptic Binding

Coptic Binding

7th or 8th century
MS M.569

Embroidered binding

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English embroidered binding

1640s
PML 17197

Florentine Portfolio Binding

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Florentine Portfolio Binding

1516
PML 78802

Parisian Greek-Style Binding for Marcus Fugger

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Parisian Greek-Style Binding for Marcus Fugger

ca. 1555
PML 42590

MS M.1, back cover

Gilt silver, enamel, and jeweled bookcover

ca. 760–90
MS M. 1, back cover

Cobden-Sanderson Binding

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Cobden-Sanderson Binding

PML 7242

Paul Bonet

André Suarès

Binding by Paul Bonet

1959
PML 76385
 
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