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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; multi-coloured; Silver
Cover Material Velvet
Decorative Technique Embroidered
Style/Type Armorial
Edges Gilt & 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 Centrepiece
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. May be gold thread.



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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; Gold
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 c183aa6
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Author [Antony, Prior of Crato]
Title Psalmes of confession
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1596
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Shelfmark c183aa6
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Country England
Period 16c
Colour multi-coloured
Cover Material Canvas
Decorative Technique Embroidered
Style/Type All over design
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Notes Remnants of 2 pairs of ties. Sequins and metallic threads used.



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Shelfmark C24a34
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Author LORD'S PRAYER
Title Orationis Dominic: explicatio
Place of Publication [Geneva]
Date of Publication 1583
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Shelfmark C24a34
Upper cover
Country England
Period 16c
Colour Blue; Gold; Silver
Cover Material Velvet
Decorative Technique Embroidered
Style/Type Panel design; Floral
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Notes Traces of 2 pairs of ribbon ties.



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Shelfmark c8g13
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Author
Title The Holy Bible
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1648
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Shelfmark c8g13
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Period 17c
Colour multi-coloured; Silver
Cover Material Canvas
Decorative Technique Embroidered
Style/Type Pictorial; Allegorical; Woman/women
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Ownership mark
Reference Alexandra Walsham, 'Jewels for gentlewomen; religious books as artefacts in late medieval and early modern England' in ed Swanson, The church and the book, 2004, pp.123-142.
Notes With silver threads.



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Shelfmark c25d17
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Author SPEED John Historian
Title The genealogies recorded in the sacred Scriptures
Place of Publication
Date of Publication 1618
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Shelfmark c25d17
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Period 17c
Colour White / cream; multi-coloured; Silver
Cover Material Satin
Decorative Technique Embroidered
Style/Type Pictorial; Allegorical; Woman/women
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Notes With silver threads.


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Shelfmark c25d17
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Country England
Period 17c
Colour White / cream; multi-coloured; Silver
Cover Material Satin
Decorative Technique Embroidered
Style/Type Pictorial; Woman/women
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Shelfmark c17a14
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Author New Testament Greek
Title Nouum Testamentum
Place of Publication [Geneva]
Date of Publication 1576
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Shelfmark c17a14
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Country England
Period 16c
Colour White; multi-coloured; Silver
Cover Material Satin
Decorative Technique Embroidered
Style/Type Armorial
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Bookbinder
Ownership mark Elizabeth I, Queen of England (1558-1603)
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 With the arms of Elizabeth I. With silver threads. Rebacked.



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Shelfmark c17a21
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Author
Title The Whole Booke of Psalmes
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1639
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Shelfmark c17a21
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Period 17c
Colour White / cream; multi-coloured; Silver
Cover Material Satin
Decorative Technique Embroidered
Style/Type Pictorial; Floral
Edges
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference Alexandra Walsham, 'Jewels for gentlewomen; religious books as artefacts in late medieval and early modern England' in ed Swanson, The church and the book, 2004, pp.123-142.
Notes In an embroidered binding with silver threads, enclosed in a bag, also embroidered. 1 ribbon tie.


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Shelfmark c17a21
Lower cover
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Colour White / cream; Silver; multi-coloured
Cover Material Satin
Decorative Technique Embroidered
Style/Type Pictorial; Floral
Edges
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference Alexandra Walsham, 'Jewels for gentlewomen; religious books as artefacts in late medieval and early modern England' in ed Swanson, The church and the book, 2004, pp.123-142.
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Shelfmark c17a21
Bag
Country England
Period 17c
Colour multi-coloured; Silver
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Decorative Technique Embroidered
Style/Type Floral
Edges
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference Alexandra Walsham, 'Jewels for gentlewomen; religious books as artefacts in late medieval and early modern England' in ed Swanson, The church and the book, 2004, pp.123-142.
Notes Lined with blue silk.


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Shelfmark c17a21
Spine
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Period 17c
Colour White / cream; multi-coloured; Silver
Cover Material Satin
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Style/Type Pictorial; Floral
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Shelfmark c17a23
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Author HENSHAW Joseph Bishop of Peterborough
Title Hor: Succisiv: ...
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1632
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Shelfmark c17a23
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Country England
Period 17c
Colour White; multi-coloured; Silver
Cover Material Satin
Decorative Technique Embroidered
Style/Type Pictorial; Floral
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Reference Alexandra Walsham, 'Jewels for gentlewomen; religious books as artefacts in late medieval and early modern England' in ed Swanson, The church and the book, 2004, pp.123-142.
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