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Shelfmark IB3615
Held by BL
Author Jacobus, de Voragine, Archbishop of Genoa
Title Lombardica historia
Place of Publication [Cologne]
Date of Publication 1490
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Shelfmark IB3615
Upper cover
Country England
Period 15c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type All over design
Edges
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes



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Shelfmark IB37262a
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Author Reuchlin, Johannes
Title [Vocabularius breuiloquus.]
Place of Publication Basel
Date of Publication 1481
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Shelfmark IB37262a
Upper cover
Country England
Period 15c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Diaper; Panel design
Edges
Bookbinder Caxton Binder
Ownership mark
Reference For Caxton bindings see H M Nixon and M M Foot, The History of Decorated Bookbinding in England, Oxford, 1992, p. 10-12.
Notes For other bindings by the Caxton Binder, see IB55142, IB3941 IB55146 (not digitised).



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Shelfmark c35c19
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Author
Title [The Primer set furth at large, with many godly and deuoute Prayers. Anno. 1559.] Willyam Seres [for John Wayland]: London, 1559. 1559
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1559
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Shelfmark c35c19
Lower cover
Country England
Period 15c
Colour
Cover Material
Decorative Technique
Style/Type
Edges
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes


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Shelfmark Davis82
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Author Virgilius Maro, Publius
Title Opera
Place of Publication Nuremberg
Date of Publication 1492
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Shelfmark Davis82
Upper cover
Country England
Period 15c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Panel design
Edges Ink ms note; Plain
Bookbinder Cony, Henry
Ownership mark
Reference See M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol II, London, 1983 p31. G D Hobson, English bookbindings in the Abbey Library, number 1. J B Oldham, English blind stamped bookbindings, p28. G D Hobson, English bookbindings before 1500, p.23.
Notes Wooden boards. Remnants of 2 pairs of clasps catching on to the lower cover. The tooling features the rebus which represents the binder's name. Parchment manuscript pastedowns and endleaves. There is an ink ms note of Richard Gossinuillius [?] at the end of the text and ms annotations towards the beginning of the text.


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Shelfmark Davis81
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Author
Title Vocabularius utriusque iuris
Place of Publication Basle
Date of Publication 1488
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Shelfmark Davis81
Upper cover
Country England
Period 15c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Panel design
Edges
Bookbinder G, W
Ownership mark
Reference See M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol II, London, 1983. Oldham, English blind stamped bindings pp.16-17.
Notes A late 15c Cambridge binding. Design incorporates a shield with the initials W G. Remnants of 2 pairs of clasps. Vellum ms endleaves.



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Shelfmark IA47755
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Author Cato, Marcus Porcius the Censor
Title Cato moralissimus cum elegantissimo commento
Place of Publication Deventer
Date of Publication [between 12 Mar. 1492 and 6 June 1500]
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Shelfmark IA47755
Lower cover
Country England
Period 15c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Panel design
Edges
Bookbinder Fishtail Binder of Oxford
Ownership mark
Reference See H M Nixon, Five Centuries of English Bookbinding, London, 1978, n. 3. See J B Oldham, English Blind-Stamped Bindings, Cambridge, 1952, pls. XVI, XVIII. Graham Pollard, The names of some fifteenth century English binders in The Library Volume s5-XXV, Number 3, 1970.
Notes Remnants of 1 pair of clasps. Bosses. For other bindings by the Fishtail Binder (not digitised), see IA40179, IA40664, IA50025, IA40182, IA39134, IA3963, Add Ms 34807.


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Shelfmark IA47755
Upper cover
Country England
Period 15c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Panel design
Edges
Bookbinder Fishtail Binder of Oxford
Ownership mark
Reference See H M Nixon, Five Centuries of English Bookbinding, London, 1978, n. 3. See J B Oldham, English Blind-Stamped Bindings, Cambridge, 1952, pls. XVI, XVIII. Graham Pollard, The names of some fifteenth century English binders in The Library Volume s5-XXV, Number 3, 1970.
Notes Remnants of 1 pair of clasps. Bosses. For other bindings by the Fishtail Binder (not digitised), see IA40179, IA40664, IA50025, IA40182, IA39134, IA3963, Add Ms 34807.


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Shelfmark Davis50
Held by BL
Author
Title 'Biblia Sacra' [illuminated ms on vellum, 13c]
Place of Publication
Date of Publication
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Shelfmark Davis50
Upper cover
Country England
Period 15c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Panel design; Frame; Sun; Floral; All over design
Edges
Bookbinder Kemsyn, John, of Canterbury
Ownership mark
Reference See M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol II, London, 1983.
Notes Wooden boards. Tooled in blind to a different design on each cover. 2 pairs of later clasps.



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Shelfmark Davis51
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Author Charlier de Gerson, Jean
Title De passionibus animae [and other works]
Place of Publication [Cologne]
Date of Publication [c.1470-73]
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Shelfmark Davis51
Upper cover
Country England
Period 15c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Leather (unspecified)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Panel design
Edges
Bookbinder Scales Binder
Ownership mark
Reference See M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol II, London, 1983.
Notes Rebound with the original panels onlaid. Tooled in blind to a different design on each cover. On the lower cover, the initials R S have been cut in the leather. Traces of 2 clasps.



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Shelfmark Davis597
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Author Augustine, Saint
Title Ms on vellum (Latin 15c).
Place of Publication
Date of Publication 15th century
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Shelfmark Davis597
Upper cover
Country Netherlands
Period 15c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Single tools design
Edges
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference See M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol II, London, 1983.
Notes Wooden boards. Remnants of 1 pair of clasps. For the same tools see IB49502 (not digitised).



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Shelfmark IB2137
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Author Bonaventura, Saint, Cardinal, Bishop of Albano
Title Sancti Bonaventure tractatus
Place of Publication Strassburg
Date of Publication 1489
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Shelfmark IB2137
Lower cover
Country Germany
Period 15c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind; Tooled in gold
Style/Type Single tools design
Edges
Bookbinder Trier Kartauserkloster (w002275)
Ownership mark Carthusians of S Alban, Trier [1335-1794]
Reference BMC I 150
Notes Lower cover. Wooden boards. 1 pair of clasps. 4 raised bands (double). Tabs. Tooled to a different design on each cover. Carthusians of S Alban, Trier [1335-1794] Typed document in BL office copy of BMC signed by Kyriss attributed this binding to this workshop


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Shelfmark IB2137
Upper cover
Country Germany
Period 15c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind; Tooled in gold
Style/Type Single tools design
Edges
Bookbinder Trier Kartauserkloster (w002275)
Ownership mark Carthusians of S Alban, Trier [1335-1794]
Reference BMC I 150
Notes Wooden boards. 1 pair of clasps. 4 raised bands (double). Tabs. Tooled to a different design on each cover. Carthusians of S Alban, Trier [1335-1794] Typed document in BL office copy of BMC signed by Kyriss attributed this binding to this workshop


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