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English binding, 16th century

English binding, 16th century

Blind-stamped calf with concentric frames joined at corners, inner roll composed of medallion portraits and ornamental designs (Oldham HM.h(10)) and outer roll composed of various stamps all surmounted by a crown: a rose, a gateway, a fleur-de-lys and a pomegranate (Oldham HE.b(5)).

Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
Title: Familiarium epistolarum libri XVI (Paris, 1549)
Shelfmark: E.9.26 (catalogue record)

16th centuryE.9.26bindingsprovenance