Variants of Branding Knurls on 16th Century Book Bindings in the Pauline Library at the Jasna Góra Monastery in Częstochowa. Analysis... Cover Image

Warianty radełek wizerunkowych na szesnastowiecznych oprawach książkowych w Zabytkowej Bibliotece oo. Paulinów na Jasnej Górze w Częstochowie...
Variants of Branding Knurls on 16th Century Book Bindings in the Pauline Library at the Jasna Góra Monastery in Częstochowa. Analysis...

Author(s): Agnieszka Biały
Subject(s): Other
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Keywords: Jasna Góra Monastery library; antique book collection; book cover decoration; branding knurls; bookbinding knurls

Summary/Abstract: The article describes bookbinding branding knurls used for decoration of leather covers of books in the light of tools and compositions used in the history of bookbinding, with an attempt to present their coherence with works and art of Renaissance. There are many valuable, unique books on the shelves of the Jasna Góra Antique Library in Częstochowa. Among 16th century codices, there is a large group of covers with ornaments created using the bookbinding knurls.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 20
  • Page Range: 90-108
  • Page Count: 19