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Shelfmark Davis763
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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
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Shelfmark Davis763
Upper cover
Country Italy
Period 16c
Colour Red
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Armorial; Lozenge or diamond
Edges Gilt
Bookbinder Andrea di Lorenzo
Ownership mark Accolti, Benedetto, Archbishop of Ravenna (1497-1549)
Reference M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, Vol. III, London, 2010.
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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Shelfmark c47i14
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Author LYCOPHRON
Title Poema
Place of Publication Basel
Date of Publication 1545
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Shelfmark c47i14
Upper cover
Country Italy
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold; Painted
Style/Type Armorial; Interlacing ribbon/strapwork
Edges Gilt
Bookbinder Pflug and Ebeleben Bindery
Ownership mark Accolti, Benedetto, Archbishop of Ravenna (1497-1549)
Reference See T de Marinis, La legatura artistica, Florence, 1960, vol II, p. 27, 1391B; M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol I, London, 1978, p. 303.
Notes Traces of 4 pairs of ties. Bologna. Ink ms notes on upper pastedown in Greek.


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Shelfmark c47i14
Lower cover
Country Italy
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Armorial; Interlacing ribbon/strapwork; Lettered cover, eg initials, titles
Edges
Bookbinder Pflug and Ebeleben Bindery
Ownership mark Accolti, Benedetto, Archbishop of Ravenna (1497-1549)
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