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Garrett Godfrey binding, 16th century

Garrett Godfrey binding, 16th century

English (Cambridge) blind-stamped calf over wooden boards: three vertical strips at centre of same roll composed of gateway, fleur-de-lis, pomegranate, rose and initials 'GG' (Oldham HE.b(2)), outer border composed of griffin, wyvern, and lion, facing to the right with the binder's initials under the lion, separated from each other by branches of foliage (Oldham AN.f(1)), small octagonal stamps of a lion either side of outer border (Gray's stamp no. 2, plate XXVI).

Author: Catholic Church. Rota Romana
Title: Decisiones rote nove & antique (Lyon, 1515)
Shelfmark: H.5.13 (catalogue record)

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