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Shelfmark Davis763
Held By BL
Country Italy
Period 16c
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style Armorial; Lozenge or diamond
Edges Gilt
BookBinder Andrea di Lorenzo
Owner Accolti, Benedetto, Archbishop of Ravenna (1497-1549)
Author Cicero [and] Paulus Manutius
Title Epistolae ad Atticum, ad Brutum, ad quintum fratrem [and] In epistolas as Atticum, ad Brutum, ad quintum fratrem scholia
Place of Publication Venice
Date of Publication 1540
References
Notes Macchi states; Venice, c1540-1545. A. Hobson, Renaissance book collecting, Appendix 5, Bindings by the Mendoza binder (Andrea di Lorenzo),p. 244-250, f) gilt tooled with the Venetian undulating lozenge, p. 249, n. 232. 21 bindings of this kind are known , including C19c19. Andrea di Lorenzo was formerly known as the Mendoza Binder.
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