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Shelfmark c65d11
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Author Fabricius, Joannes, Montanus
Title Joannis Fabricii ... poemata ... Cum epithalamio Joannis Alti Franco-bergensis.
Place of Publication Zurich
Date of Publication [1556?]
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Shelfmark c65d11
Upper cover
Country Poland
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Religious miscellaneous; Heads in medallions
Edges Gilt and gauffered
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Ownership mark
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Notes Head of Christ as centre piece, surrounded by Luther, Melanchthon, Bugenhagen and Eber. Initials A C V E tooled on lower cover. See c65aa11: bound 1550-1600?. Macchi states; Finely engraved panel-stamp. Unusual on German bindings, reference to Luther's (63) and Melanchton's (67) ages. Border "kandelabra" motifs are typical of German Renaissance bindings, also to be found on Italian bindings of the beginning of the 17th century. According to notes by Sten G Lindberg, this is Polish.


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Shelfmark c65d11
Lower cover
Country Poland
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Panel stamp in blind
Style/Type Panel design
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Notes Head of Christ as centre piece, surrounded by Luther, Melanchthon, Bugenhagen and Eber. Initials A C V E tooled on lower cover. See c65aa11: bound 1550-1600?. Macchi states; Finely engraved panel-stamp. Unusual on German bindings, reference to Luther's (63) and Melanchton's (67) ages. Border "kandelabra" motifs are typical of German Renaissance bindings, also to be found on Italian bindings of the beginning of the 17th century. According to notes by Sten G Lindberg, this is Polish.


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Shelfmark Davis651
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Author Desiderius Erasmus
Title Hyperaspistes diatribae adversus servum arbitrium M Lutheri [and] Hyperasispae liber secundus adversus librum M Lutheri
Place of Publication Basel
Date of Publication 1526-27
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Shelfmark Davis651
Upper cover
Country Poland
Period 16c
Colour White / cream
Cover Material Leather (unspecified)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold; Tooled in blind
Style/Type Armorial; Lettered cover, eg initials, titles
Edges Plain; Title in ink on top edge
Bookbinder
Ownership mark Laski, John
Reference Images and information on Polish bindings can be found on The Library of the Poznań Society of Friends of Sciences online database of bookbindings 15-18c, see their home page. Jan Storm van Leeuwen The golden age of bookbindings in Cracow 1400-1600, 2011.
Notes 4 clasps. Federico Macchi has seen a similar example in the Johannes a Lasco Library, Emden, Germany. A similar coat of arms is Maria Sipayllo, Polskie Superexlibrisy XVI-XVIII Wieku Warsaw, 1988 Tabl. 5



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Shelfmark Davis697
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Author
Title [Liturgy of the Ruthenian Uniate Church]
Place of Publication Lemberg
Date of Publication 1721
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Shelfmark Davis697
Upper cover
Country Poland
Period 18c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind; Tooled in gold; Tooled in alloy frequently gold and silver (zwisch
Style/Type Religious miscellaneous
Edges Gilt & gauffered
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference Images and information on Polish bindings can be found on The Library of the Poznań Society of Friends of Sciences online database of bookbindings 15-18c, see their home page.
Notes 2 pairs of clasps. May be tooled in alloy, which has gone black.



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Shelfmark C46b9
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Author Barnestapolius, Obertus pseud. [i.e. Robert Turner.]
Title Maria Stuarta Regina Scotiae ... Martyr Ecclesie, innocens caede Darleana.
Place of Publication Ingolstadt
Date of Publication 1588
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Shelfmark C46b9
Upper cover
Country Poland
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Panel stamp in gold; Tooled in gold
Style/Type Panel design; Religious miscellaneous
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Notes Traces of 2 pairs of ties. Bound 1550-1600. Macchi states; Panel stamp upper cover decorated with MATHEVS/MARCVS (top) and LVCAS/JOHANNES (bottom) inscription, while on lower panel-stamp GREGORIVS/AMEROSTVS(?) (top), ......(scarcely readable)/AVGVSTINUS (bottom) can be read. According to the notes of Sten G Lindberg this is Polish. FK.


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Shelfmark c36g12
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Author Liturgies.Lesser Reformed Bodies
Title Bohemian Pisne? Duchownj Ewangelistske´, ope?t znowu pr?ehle?dnute´
Place of Publication
Date of Publication
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Shelfmark c36g12
Lower cover
Country Poland
Period 17c
Colour Red
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Centre and cornerpiece; Dated; Lettered cover, eg initials, titles; Religious miscellaneous
Edges
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Ownership mark
Reference Images and information on Polish bindings can be found on The Library of the Poznań Society of Friends of Sciences online database of bookbindings 15-18c, see their home page.
Notes With different centrepieces on each cover. The upper is lettered (clockwise from the top) VIRGINIS ALATAE RADII CRUX FRENA LIBERQUE ET MORS EFFICIEM RELIGIONIS HABNT. The lower is difficult to distinguish IAKON VSNVW NA?KAMENI MIEI ?VVLASSTNI ?OE?T GEWENI GEM?E?


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Shelfmark c36g12
Upper cover
Country Poland
Period 17c
Colour Red
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Centre and cornerpiece; Dated; Lettered cover, eg initials, titles; Religious miscellaneous
Edges
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference Images and information on Polish bindings can be found on The Library of the Poznań Society of Friends of Sciences online database of bookbindings 15-18c, see their home page.
Notes Parts of the text are printed in gold. Traces of 2 clasps and metal cornerpices and bosses. May be Polish? see also c66f9 for similar centrepieces. Dated 1600. With IGZL tooled on upper cover. With different centrepieces on each cover. The upper is lettered (clockwise from the top) VIRGINIS ALATAE RADII CRUX FRENA LIBERQUE ET MORS EFFICIEM RELIGIONIS HABNT.The lower is difficult to distinguish IAKON VSNVW NA?KAMENI MIEI ?VVLASSTNI ?OE?T GEWENI GEM?E?


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Shelfmark c37b40
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Author
Title [Slavonic New Testament & Psalms]
Place of Publication Cilna
Date of Publication 1596
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Shelfmark c37b40
Lower cover
Country Poland
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Centre and cornerpiece; Lettered cover, eg initials, titles; Religious miscellaneous
Edges
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference Images and information on Polish bindings can be found on The Library of the Poznań Society of Friends of Sciences online database of bookbindings 15-18c, see their home page. For Polish bindings see Jan Storm van Leeuwen, The Golden Age of Bookbinding in Cracow, 1400-1600, 2011.
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Shelfmark c37b40
Upper cover
Country Poland
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Lettered cover, eg initials, titles; Religious miscellaneous
Edges
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference Images and information on Polish bindings can be found on The Library of the Poznań Society of Friends of Sciences online database of bookbindings 15-18c, see their home page. For Polish bindings see Jan Storm van Leeuwen, The Golden Age of Bookbinding in Cracow, 1400-1600, 2011.
Notes [Monastery of the Holy Ghost: Wilna, 1596.] Tooled in gold which has oxidised. Could be Czech.


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Shelfmark C46b35
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Author BRUNFELS, Otto
Title atrion medicamentorum simplicium continens remedia omnium morborum
Place of Publication Strasburg
Date of Publication 1533
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Shelfmark C46b35
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Country Poland
Period 16c
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Bookbinder Moeller, Dawid & Jerzy
Ownership mark Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland
Reference See More Precious than Gold. Pdf from National Library of Poland web site. For Polish bindings see Jan Storm van Leeuwen, The Golden Age of Bookbinding in Cracow, 1400-1600, 2011.
Notes The binding bears the arms of Sigismund II. Augustus, King of Poland, and the date 1549. The bindings of the royal volumes made between 1547 and 1555 are the work of Krakow bookbinders Dawid and Jerzy Moeller. Later bindings were made in Vilnius.


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Shelfmark C46b35
Upper cover
Country Poland
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Armorial; Dated; Lettered cover, eg initials, titles
Edges
Bookbinder Moeller, Dawid & Jerzy
Ownership mark Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland
Reference More Precious than Gold, pdf from National Library of Poland website. Images and information on Polish bindings can be found on The Library of the Poznań Society of Friends of Sciences online database of bookbindings 15-18c, see their home page. For Polish bindings see Jan Storm van Leeuwen, The Golden Age of Bookbinding in Cracow, 1400-1600, 2011.
Notes The binding bears the arms of Sigismund II. Augustus, King of Poland, and the date 1549.


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Shelfmark c47e12
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Author GUALTERUS, Philippus
Title Philippus, [Gesta alexandri magni. [A poem in ten books.]
Place of Publication Strasburg
Date of Publication 1513
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Lower cover
Country Poland
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique
Style/Type
Edges
Bookbinder Moeller, Dawid & Jerzy
Ownership mark Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland
Reference
Notes The bindings of the royal volumes made between 1547 and 1555 are the work of Krakow bookbinders Dawid and Jerzy Moeller. Later bindings were made in Vilnius.


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Shelfmark c47e12
Upper cover
Country Poland
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind; Tooled in gold
Style/Type Armorial; Dated; Heads in medallions; Lettered cover, eg initials, titles
Edges
Bookbinder Moeller, Dawid & Jerzy
Ownership mark Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland
Reference Images and information on Polish bindings can be found on The Library of the Poznań Society of Friends of Sciences online database of bookbindings 15-18c, see their home page. For Polish bindings see Jan Storm van Leeuwen, The Golden Age of Bookbinding in Cracow, 1400-1600, 2011.
Notes Shaped boards. Traces of 2 pairs of ties. Dated 1555. May be Polish or German binding. The largest surviving collection of ‘Monumenta’, that is, books from the library of King Zygmunt August (1520-1572). They are called ‘Monumenta’ from the ownership formula on their bindings. From a collection which once numbered 4,000 volumes, the Polish National Library now possesses 164 works in 106 volumes.


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Shelfmark c48h6
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Author MACZYN´SKI, Jan,
Title Lexicon Latinopolonicum ex optimis Latinæ linguæ scriptoribus concinnatum,
Place of Publication
Date of Publication 1564
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Period 16c
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Notes For details see upper cover


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Shelfmark c48h6
Lower cover
Country Poland
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind; Painted; Tooled in gold
Style/Type Panel design; Heads in medallions
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Notes Shaped boards. With ms letters in ink? on lower cover including date 1566. Two clasps catching on to the upper cover. Spine, three double raised bands, 2 single. Book plate has the lettering; Friedr August H z B O


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Shelfmark c48h6
Upper cover
Country Poland
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Painted; Tooled in blind; Tooled in gold
Style/Type Cornerpiece; Heads in medallions; Medallion or plaquette; Lettered cover, eg initials, titles
Edges
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference Images and information on Polish bindings can be found on The Library of the Poznań Society of Friends of Sciences online database of bookbindings 15-18c, see their home page. For Polish bindings see Jan Storm van Leeuwen, The Golden Age of Bookbinding in Cracow, 1400-1600, 2011.
Notes Shaped boards. Traces of 2 pairs of clasps. Lettered on upper cover LEXICO LATINO POLONIC


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Shelfmark c103e8
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Author STANKIEWICZ, Wladyslaw Jozef.
Title The Accomplished Senator of Laurentius Goslicius
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1946
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Shelfmark c103e8
Upper cover (low resolution)
Country Poland
Period 20c
Colour White / cream
Cover Material Parchment
Decorative Technique Blocked in colours; Tooled in gold
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Reference There is another Polish 20c binding, not digitised, at Cup410f755.
Notes No. 13 of an edition of twenty-five copies printed on Simili Japan paper, signed by the author.



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