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Shelfmark G9026
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Author Celsus, Aurelius Cornelius
Title De medicina libri VIII
Place of Publication Venice
Date of Publication 1497
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Shelfmark G9026
Lower cover
Country Italy
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Painted; Tooled in blind
Style/Type Medallion or plaquette
Edges Blue
Bookbinder
Ownership mark Grolier, Jean (1479-1565)
Reference
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. Hobson, Humanists, 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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Shelfmark G9026
Upper cover
Country Italy
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind; Painted
Style/Type Medallion or plaquette
Edges Blue
Bookbinder
Ownership mark Grolier, Jean (1479-1565)
Reference
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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Shelfmark c24b7
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Author Parker, Matthew
Title De antiquitate Britannicae Ecclesiase & priuilgeiis Ecclesiae Cantuarensis
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1572
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Shelfmark c24b7
Upper cover
Country England
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold; Tooled in silver
Style/Type Armorial; Feathers
Edges Blue
Bookbinder
Ownership mark Henry, Prince of Wales (son of James I)
Reference See M M Foot, Studies in the History of Bookbinding, Aldershot, 1993; H M Nixon, Twelve Books in Fine Bindings from the Library of J W Hely-Hutchinson, London, 1953. To research armorials see British Armorial Bindings Database sponsored jointly by the Bibliographical Society and the University of Toronto http://armorial.library.utoronto.ca
Notes Rebound with original panels onlaid. With ink ms notes on the title page Arundel and Lumley. Most of Prince Henry's bindings are in this standard library style, and it seems likely that they were bound around 1610. For other examples of Prince Henry's bindings see c20d3, c21b8, c22f8, c22f12, c69f4, c78e4 (not digitised).



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Shelfmark C108aaa1
Held by BL
Author
Title [Blank leaves preceded by a printed leaf, headed :Album:, describing the binding.] Art Union of London: [London,] 1896. 4:o.
Place of Publication [London]
Date of Publication 1896
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Shelfmark C108aaa1
Upper cover
Country England
Period 19c
Colour Silver
Cover Material Seal
Decorative Technique
Style/Type Art nouveau; Pictorial
Edges Blue
Bookbinder Simpson, M Lilian
Ownership mark
Reference See M Tidcombe, Women Bookbinders, 1880-1920, London, 1996.
Notes Electrosilver plated. Signed; Art Union of London 1st January 1896 on tail edge of upper cover towards the spine. BL catalogue says covering material is seal, Marianne Tidcombe (Women Bookbinders, p. 89) says goatskin. Clasp catches onto the lower cover and features an angel.


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Shelfmark c107e65
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Author
Title Oratio quotidiana ...
Place of Publication [Regensburg]
Date of Publication 1588
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Shelfmark c107e65
Upper cover
Country Germany
Period 16c
Colour White / cream
Cover Material Pigskin, alum tawed
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind; Panel stamp in blind
Style/Type Panel design; Religious miscellaneous
Edges Blue
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes 2 pairs of green ties, restored. Macchi states; Bound 1600-1650, as the very white pigskin and the green ties suggest.


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Shelfmark c107e65
Lower cover
Country Germany
Period 16c
Colour White / cream
Cover Material Pigskin, alum tawed
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind; Panel stamp in blind
Style/Type Panel design; Religious miscellaneous
Edges Blue
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes 2 pairs of green ties, restored. Macchi states; Bound 1600-1650, as the very white pigskin and the green ties suggest.


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Shelfmark Davis744
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Author Sallustius
Title Euchiridion [and] De coniuratione Catilinae; De bello Iugurtino; Oratio contra M T Ciceronem [and other works]
Place of Publication Venice
Date of Publication 1523
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Shelfmark Davis744
Upper cover
Country Italy
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Armorial; Panel design
Edges Blue
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol III, London, 2010
Notes Traces of 4 pairs of ties.Macchi states; Bologna, 1525-1550. See A. Hobson, Legature bolognesi, p. 73, n. 21



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Shelfmark Davis789
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Author C Valerius Flaccus
Title Commentarii Pio Bononiensi auctore [and] Orphei Argonautica Latina
Place of Publication Bologna
Date of Publication 1519
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Shelfmark Davis789
Upper cover
Country Italy
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Panel design
Edges Blue
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol III, London, 2010
Notes Macchi states; ?Milan, 1525-1550. See Sotheby & Co., London, Catalogue, 19-21 June 1967, p. 180, n. 2083, pl. 130



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Shelfmark c189bb21
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Author Erasmus, Desiderius
Title Libellus nouus
Place of Publication Basle
Date of Publication 1529
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Shelfmark c189bb21
Lower cover
Country Germany
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Panel design
Edges Blue
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes Traces of 4 pairs of ties. Spine blind tooled. The binding is in excellent condition. Bound 1500-1550.


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Shelfmark c189bb21
Upper cover
Country Germany
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Panel design
Edges Blue
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes Traces of 4 pairs of ties. Spine blind tooled. The binding is in excellent condition. Bound 1500-1550.


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Shelfmark IA37888
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Author Henricus, de Herph
Title Begin. [Fol. 12, recto:] Incipit Speculu aureu dece pceptoru dei fratris H. Herp ... de observatia modu sermonu ad instructone tam fessoru pdicatoru, etc.
Place of Publication Basel
Date of Publication 1496
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Shelfmark IA37888
Upper cover
Country Germany
Period 16c
Colour White / cream
Cover Material Pigskin, alum tawed
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Cherubs head; Panel design
Edges Blue
Bookbinder
Ownership mark Indersdorf (Bavaria) Augustinian canons
Reference
Notes Wooden boards shaped to accommodate clasps and bevelled.Ink ms notes on text indicates ownership by Indersdorf monks.



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Shelfmark c108b15
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Author Hanway
Title Christain knowledge made easy
Place of Publication
Date of Publication
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Shelfmark c108b15
Lower cover
Country England
Period 18c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Marbled; Tooled in gold
Style/Type Floral; Frame
Edges Blue
Bookbinder Hanway Binder
Ownership mark
Reference H M Nixon, Five Centuries of English Bookbinding, London, 1978, n. 78.
Notes Edges of text block blue, with stripes. In very poor condition, spine cracked in two. Remnants of red lettering pieces. Blue coated paper endleaves.



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Shelfmark c191a63
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Author [Manuel Azevedo Fortes & Anto´nio do Couto de Castello Branco]
Title Evidencia apologetica, e critica sobre o primeyro, e segundo tomo das Memorias Militares, pelos practicantes da Academia Militar desta Corte.
Place of Publication Lisbon
Date of Publication 1733
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Shelfmark c191a63
Upper cover
Country Portugal
Period 18c
Colour Red
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Panel design
Edges Blue
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes Tower motif gold tooled on spine.



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