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English (Oxford) binding, 16th century

English (Oxford) binding, 16th century

Blind-stamped calf with blind concentric frames, outer frame made of fillets, inner frame made of roll composed of heads in medallions and ornamental foliage in compartments (Oldham HM.h(3)) with cornerpieces; diaper design within central panel; blind fillets on board edges.

Author: Johannes Sleidanus
Title: Ioan. Sleidani, De statu religionis et reipublicae, Carolo Quinto, Caesare, commentarij (Strasbourg, 1556)
Shelfmark: N.1.14 (catalogue record)

16th centuryN.1.14Oxfordbindingsprovenance