All pictures of provenance - Queens' Old Library
Powered by SmugMug Log In
Binding possibly by University binder Thomas Thomas, 16th century

Binding possibly by University binder Thomas Thomas, 16th century

Sheepskin over wooden boards (see Oldham, p. 53); concentric frames, outer frame roll composed of heads in medallions with foliage (Oldham HM.g(2)) with cornerpieces made of head stamps, inner frame roll composed of intaglio (Oldham IN.(9)), central panel decorated with double rows of cresting rolls.

Author: Raphael Holinshed
Title: The firste volume of the Chronicles of England, Scotlande, and Irelande (London, 1577)
Shelfmark: D.9.15-16 (catalogue record)

16th centuryD.9.1516Thomas Thomasbindingsprovenance