Grolier
Grolier Gro"lier`, n. The name by which Jean Grolier de Servier (1479-1565), a French bibliophile, is commonly known; -- used in naming a certain style of binding, a design, etc.

{Grolier binding}, a book binding decorated with a pattern imitated from those given covers of books bound for Jean Grolier, and bearing his name and motto.

{Grolier design} or {Grolier school}, the pattern of interlacing bars, bands, or ribbons, with little scrolls of slender gold lines, assumed to be an imitation of the designs on Jean Grolier's book bindings. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • Grolier binding — Grolier Gro lier , n. The name by which Jean Grolier de Servier (1479 1565), a French bibliophile, is commonly known; used in naming a certain style of binding, a design, etc. {Grolier binding}, a book binding decorated with a pattern imitated… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grolier design — Grolier Gro lier , n. The name by which Jean Grolier de Servier (1479 1565), a French bibliophile, is commonly known; used in naming a certain style of binding, a design, etc. {Grolier binding}, a book binding decorated with a pattern imitated… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grolier school — Grolier Gro lier , n. The name by which Jean Grolier de Servier (1479 1565), a French bibliophile, is commonly known; used in naming a certain style of binding, a design, etc. {Grolier binding}, a book binding decorated with a pattern imitated… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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