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Shelfmark c191a8
Held by BL
Author Granada, Luis de
Title Concionum
Place of Publication Salamanca
Date of Publication 1578
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Shelfmark c191a8
Lower cover
Country Spain
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind; Tooled in silver
Style/Type Heads in medallions; Panel design; Plateresque, with small, ornate motifs
Edges
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes Works on Spanish bookbindings include Hispanic Society of America, An Album of Selected Bookbindings, New York, 1967 [by C L Penney]; M Lopez Serrano, Biblioteca de Palacio Encuadernaciones, Madrid, 1950; H Thomas, Early Spanish Bookbindings, London, 1939.



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Shelfmark c63d1
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Author Palmireno
Title El Latino de repente
Place of Publication Seville
Date of Publication 1583
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Shelfmark c63d1
Lower cover
Country Spain
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind; Tooled in gold
Style/Type Panel design; Bird motif; Shell motif; Plateresque, with small, ornate motifs
Edges
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes With printed label HEREDIA affixed to pastedown of the upper cover. Works on Spanish bookbindings include: Hispanic Society of America, An Album of Selected Bookbindings, New York, 1967 [by C L Penney]; M Lopez Serrano, Biblioteca de Palacio Encuadernaciones, Madrid, 1950; H Thomas, Early Spanish Bookbindings, London, 1939.


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Shelfmark c63d1
Upper cover
Country Spain
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Single tools design; Bird motif; Shell motif
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Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference
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Shelfmark C27e13
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Author Bonner
Title A profitable and necessary doctrine
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1555
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Shelfmark C27e13
Upper cover
Country England
Period 16c
Colour Tan
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind; Tooled in gold
Style/Type Armorial; Circle; Centrepiece
Edges
Bookbinder King Edward & Queen Mary Binder
Ownership mark Mary I, Queen of England (1553-1558)
Reference See H M Nixon and M M Foot, The History of Decorated Bookbinding in England, Oxford, 1992. G D Hobson Bindigns in Cambridge Libraries, p78. 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 With the arms of Queen Mary.



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Shelfmark c27f5
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Author
Title Biblia
Place of Publication Venice
Date of Publication 1544
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Shelfmark c27f5
Upper cover
Country England
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Onlaid; Tooled in gold
Style/Type Interlacing ribbon/strapwork; Azured or hatched motifs; Armorial
Edges Gilt; Gauffered
Bookbinder
Ownership mark Fitz Alan, Henry, Earl of Arundel (1512-1580)
Reference
Notes Signatures of Arundel and Lumley on title page. Nixon thought that this may be French. For another binding (not digitised) for this owner, see C54k1. All edges elaborately gilt and gauffered


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Shelfmark c27f5
Upper and lower cover and spine
Country England
Period 16c
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Cover Material
Decorative Technique
Style/Type
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Bookbinder
Ownership mark Fitz Alan, Henry, Earl of Arundel (1512-1580)
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Fore edge
Country England
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Shelfmark c27f5
Top edge
Country England
Period 16c
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Ownership mark Fitz Alan, Henry, Earl of Arundel (1512-1580)
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Tail edge
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Period 16c
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Bookbinder
Ownership mark Fitz Alan, Henry, Earl of Arundel (1512-1580)
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Shelfmark c27f8
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Author
Title The Booke of Common prayer
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication [1585?]
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Shelfmark c27f8
Upper cover
Country England
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Centre and cornerpiece
Edges
Bookbinder
Ownership mark S, T
Reference
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Shelfmark C21b7
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Author EUCOLPIUS
Title The Image of Governance, compiled of the actes and sentences notable, of the Emperor Alexander Severus
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1541
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Shelfmark C21b7
Upper cover
Country England
Period 16c
Colour White
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind; Tooled in gold
Style/Type Panel design
Edges
Bookbinder
Ownership mark Henry VIII, King of England (1509-1547)
Reference
Notes Traces of 2 pairs of ties, possibly leather. See W Y Fletcher, English Bookbindings in the British Museum, London, 1895, pl x



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Shelfmark C27e19
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Author Petrarch
Title aIl Petrarcha con l espositione d A. Vellutello
Place of Publication Venice
Date of Publication 1544
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Shelfmark C27e19
Upper cover
Country England
Period 16c
Colour Purple
Cover Material Velvet
Decorative Technique Embroidered
Style/Type Armorial
Edges Gilt and gauffered
Bookbinder
Ownership mark Parr, Katharine, Queen Consort of Henry VIII (1512-1548)
Reference 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 Rebacked by BM/BL bindery. Edges gilt, gauffered and painted in red. Arms of Queen Katherine Parr of England.



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Shelfmark C21f14
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Author
Title Bedae Presbyteri Anglosaconis viri eruditissimi...Libri duo
Place of Publication Basel
Date of Publication 1529
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Shelfmark C21f14
Upper cover
Country England
Period 16c
Colour Red
Cover Material Satin
Decorative Technique Embroidered
Style/Type
Edges Painted
Bookbinder
Ownership mark Henry VIII, King of England (1509-1547)
Reference
Notes Contains 4 other texts. Rebacked. All edges painted with the letters REX IN AETERNAM VIVAT.



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Shelfmark c23e11
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Author
Title Biblia Sacrosancta Testamenti Veteris & Noui
Place of Publication Tiguri
Date of Publication 1543
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Shelfmark c23e11
Upper cover
Country England
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Velvet
Decorative Technique Embroidered
Style/Type Panel design; Lettered cover, eg initials, titles
Edges Painted
Bookbinder
Ownership mark Henry VIII, King of England (1509-1547)
Reference See W Y Fletcher, English Bookbindings in the British Museum, London, 1895, pl xi
Notes Rebound with the original velvet panels onlaid. All edges painted with royal and Tudor motifs.



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Shelfmark C24c20
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Author Bembo
Title Historiae Venetae
Place of Publication Venice
Date of Publication 1551
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Shelfmark C24c20
Upper cover
Country England
Period 16c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold; Painted
Style/Type Armorial; Backless; Dated; Lettered cover, eg initials, titles
Edges Gilt and gauffered
Bookbinder King Edward & Queen Mary Binder
Ownership mark Edward VI, King of England (1547-1553)
Reference See H M Nixon and M M Foot, The History of Decorated Bookbinding in England, Oxford, 1992. 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 A 'backless' binding, dated 1552. Edges gilt and gauffered. For other bindings with Edward VI's arms see C46e7, C46c28, C38i8 (not digitised), and C17a19 (digitised). Another English backless binding may be found at c108d35



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