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Papers of Giles Barber relating to research for The James A. De Rothschild Bequest at Waddesdon Manor. Printed Books and Bookbindings (Aylesbury: The Rothschild Foundation, 2013), 1989-2007 and n.d. [c.1975-2010]

MS. 9101/15

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  1. 'W[addesdon] French Binders, Register and Binder Index', list of binding attributions, notes on binders and bindings, and related papers, 1989-1999 and n.d. [c.1975-2000]
  2. 'Non-French Waddesdon binders', lists of non-French bindings, draft 'Chapter Thirteen: Bindings (other than French ones) at Waddesdon', photocopies of bindings, and rubbings of detail of bindings, n.d. (c.2000)
  3. notes on bindings at Waddesdon Manor and some rubbings of bindings, 1991-1995
  4. 'Waddesdon top ten', lists of items at Waddesdon Manor with notes on bindings and other features, arranged by Waddesdon Manor references, and notes under a heading, 'The Eighteenth Century Top Twenty', n.d. [c.1995]
  5. 'Myosotis', notes and images relating to flower tools on bindings at Waddesdon Manor and associated papers, 2007 and n.d. [c.2006-2007]
  6. 'Ch[apter] 13 Frame elements / plaques', draft text, 'Eleven: Blocks and the Early Industrialisation of Gilding', photocopies of frame elements on bindings, and related papers, n.d. [c.2010]


  • 1989-2007 and n.d. [c.1975-2010]


1 box (6 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 9101/15

Repository Details

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