Seventeenth Century Finishing Tools - France

L'Atelier de Macé and Antoine Ruette.


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Antoine Ruette binding 1661

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This excellent reproduction is from a 1980 Adar Tajan auction catalogue, see the cover below as well as the item (109) details, in which they state that this binding was never recorded by Hobson or Esmerian and is far from mediocre. I will extract some imprints from this binding, and comment further on it as soon as this inventory near completion. Many thanks to Theodore Theodorou, for forwarding on to me the details of this important Ruette binding.

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