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Shelfmark Davis365
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Author Selva, Joannes de
Title Perspicacissimi iuris..
Place of Publication Lyons
Date of Publication 1521
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Upper cover

Shelfmark Davis365
Upper cover
Country France
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Sheep
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Gril de St Laurent, vertical strips of repeated motifs in blind
Edges Plain
Bookbinder Alexandre, Clement
Ownership mark
Reference See E P Goldschmidt, Gothic and Renaissance Bookbindings, n112, pl cv. See M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, Vol. III, London, 2010.
Notes Probably bound in Angers, for or by Clement Alexandre, c. 1522. Remnants of 4 pairs of tanned leather ties. [Macchi states; first half century, France, gril de S. Laurent decoration. Typical for the second half XV th - first half XVI th century,).] Clement Alexandre, printer, stationer and bookseller to University of Angers. May also be a bookbinder.



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