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English (London) binding, 16th century

English (London) binding, 16th century

Blind-stamped calf, with concentric frames joined at corners; outer frame made of two blind rolls, outer roll with a falcon surmounted by a crown, a golden fleece hanging from a crown, and ornamental foliage (Oldham HM.h(10)) and inner roll with medallion heads, binder's initials "RB", and decorative foliage (Oldham roll HE.k(1)); centre frame with medallion heads and the initials "RB" (Oldham roll HE.k(1)); remains of clasps.

Author: Cyriacus Spangenberg
Title: In sacros Bibliorum Veteris Testamenti libros, praecipuè Historicos, nempe Josuam, Judicum, Ruth, Samuelis duos, Regum duos, Esram, Nehemiam, Esther, Jobum (Basel, 1567)
Shelfmark: L.11.2 (catalogue record)

16th centuryEnglishL.11.2bindingsblindstampedcalfprovenance