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Shelfmark G9026
Held By BL
Country Italy
Period 16c
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind; Painted
Style Medallion or plaquette
Edges Blue
BookBinder
Owner Grolier, Jean (1479-1565)
Author Celsus, Aurelius Cornelius
Title De medicina libri VIII
Place of Publication Venice
Date of Publication 1497
References
Notes Rebacked. May be the earliest binding acquired by Grolier in Italy. See Bookbindings from the Library of Jean Grolier, London, 1965. Milan, c1510-1516. A. Hobson, Renaissance book collecting, Appendix I: Grolier's bindings classified by workshop, p. 223-229, p. 223, II, Italy 1509-1525, (c) Milan, other sixteenth -century workshops, n. 98, fig. 7; A R A Hobson, Humanists and Bookbinders, Cambridge 1989, Census of plaquette, p. 214-251, p. 229, n. 46a), Master IO.F.F. The death of Marcus Curtius, shield shaped, 56x54 mm. Milan c. 1510-1513, A Cornelius Celsus, De medicina, Venice, Philippus Pincius, for Bendedictus Fontana, 1497, G. 9026
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