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Shelfmark c108g22
Held by BL
Author GLOVER Richard Author of Leonidas
Title Leonidas
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1737
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Shelfmark c108g22
Upper cover
Country England
Period 18c
Colour Red
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Frame; Emblematic motifs for Hollis; Acorn ; Floral
Edges
Bookbinder Montagu, Richard
Ownership mark
Reference See H M Nixon, Five Centuries of English Bookbinding, London, 1978, n. 67. The Book Collector, Autumn 1952, pp.183-4. Book Collector 25, 1976.
Notes Bound for Thomas Hollis. For other Montagu binding (not digitised) see G.18520. Colour of binding has faded.



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Shelfmark Davis203
Held by BL
Author H[anway], J[onas]
Title Miscellanies [bound with 2 other works]
Place of Publication [London]
Date of Publication 1765
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Shelfmark Davis203
Upper cover
Country England
Period 18c
Colour Red
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Frame; Floral; Medallion or plaquette
Edges Marbled
Bookbinder
Ownership mark Hanway, Jonas (1712-1786)
Reference See M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol II, London, 1983.
Notes Green silk bookmarker.



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Shelfmark Davis204
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Author Petrarca, Francesco
Title Il Petrarca nuovamente risampato
Place of Publication Venice
Date of Publication 1624
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Shelfmark Davis204
Upper cover
Country England
Period 18c
Colour Red
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Centrepiece made of small tools; Acorn ; Thistle; Floral; Oval motif
Edges
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference See M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol II, London, 1983.
Notes Metallic varnish paper endleaves.



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Shelfmark Davis205
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Author Rider, Cardanus
Title Rider's British Merlin
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1774
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Shelfmark Davis205
Upper cover
Country England
Period 18c
Colour Red
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Centrepiece made of small tools
Edges
Bookbinder Norton, J, of Bristol
Ownership mark
Reference See M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol II, London, 1983.
Notes 2 pairs of clasps. Comb marbled endleaves. Flat spine tooled in gold. Ms notes, 18c. Scote book plate. Thanks to Michael Laird for the attribution of the binder (see siigned binding by this workshop in the Ramsden Collection c150c7).



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Shelfmark Davis206
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Author Virgilius Maro, Publius
Title Opera
Place of Publication Leiden
Date of Publication 1636
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Shelfmark Davis206
Upper cover
Country England
Period 18c
Colour Red
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Panel design
Edges
Bookbinder Payne, Roger (1738 ? - d.1797)
Ownership mark
Reference See M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol I, London, 1978.
Notes Red goatskin joints, brown endleaves.



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Shelfmark Davis207
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Author Livius, Titus
Title Historiarum Libri [vol I]
Place of Publication Leiden
Date of Publication 1645
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Shelfmark Davis207
Upper cover
Country England
Period 18c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Panel design; Floral; Drawer handle motif
Edges
Bookbinder Payne, Roger (1738 ? - d.1797)
Ownership mark
Reference See M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol I, London, 1978.
Notes Green single head bands, brown goatskin joints, purple endleaves.



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Shelfmark Davis208
Held by BL
Author Livius, Titus
Title Historiarum Libri [vol III]
Place of Publication
Date of Publication
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Shelfmark Davis208
Upper cover
Country England
Period 18c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Panel design; Drawer handle motif; Floral; Acorn
Edges
Bookbinder Payne, Roger (1738 ? - d.1797)
Ownership mark
Reference See M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol I, London, 1978.
Notes



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Shelfmark Davis209
Held by BL
Author Livius, Titus
Title Historiarum Libri [vol III]
Place of Publication Leiden
Date of Publication 1644
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Shelfmark Davis209
Upper cover
Country England
Period 18c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique
Style/Type Drawer handle motif; Panel design
Edges
Bookbinder Payne, Roger (1738 ? - d.1797)
Ownership mark
Reference See M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol I, London, 1978.
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Shelfmark Davis209
Spine
Country England
Period 18c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Panel design
Edges
Bookbinder Payne, Roger (1738 ? - d.1797)
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes


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Shelfmark Davis211
Held by BL
Author [Littleton, Sir Thomas]
Title [Tenures]
Place of Publication [London]
Date of Publication [1612]
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Shelfmark Davis211
Upper cover
Country England
Period 18c
Colour White / cream
Cover Material Vellum, transparent
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold; Painted
Style/Type Armorial
Edges
Bookbinder Edwards of Halifax
Ownership mark Chadwick, Charles
Reference H M Nixon and M M Foot, The History of Decorated Bookbinding in England, Oxford, 1992. M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol II, London, 1983. P.J.M. Marks: The Edwards of Halifax bindery (184-218) in British Library Journal 24/2 (1998). 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 Pink silk endleaves. In the original gold tooled green goatskin slipcase.



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Shelfmark Davis212
Held by BL
Author Rider, Cardanus
Title Rider's British Merlin
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1782
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Shelfmark Davis212
Upper cover
Country England
Period 18c
Colour Red
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style/Type Cottage roof; Leaf; Bird motif; Floral; Swag
Edges
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes Two silver mounts on each cover with the cypher of George III. The book is closed with a long silver pin. Embossed endleaves.



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