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Shelfmark Davis845
Held by BL
Author Mattioli, P A
Title Compendium de plantis omnibus
Place of Publication Venice
Date of Publication 1571
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Upper cover

Shelfmark Davis845
Upper cover
Country Germany
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold; Painted
Style/Type Interlacing ribbon/strapwork; Panel design; Semis, background of small tools
Edges Gilt & gauffered
Bookbinder Agricola Master
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes Macchi states; Bound by the Agricola Master in Nürnberg in 1550-1600. See I. Schunke, Die Einbände der Palatina, p. 135, pl. CI. This binder was christened by I. Schunke, as the central onlay panel stamp, not too often adopted on Nürnberg Renaissance bindings, was tooled on a George Agricola's wedding poetries book, printed in 1573, kept in the Vatican Library, shelfmark Pal. IV 1218.



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