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Binding, 16th century

Binding, 16th century

English calf with human figures symbolising 'Spes' (a man with a spade-like tool), 'Fides' (a man with a hand-bell and a cross), 'Fortitudo' (man with a tall (?) casket), and 'Caritas' (lady holding a baby).

Author: Johann Herwagen
Title: Sacrorum utriusque Testamenti librorum absolutissimus index (Basel, 1561)
Shelfmark: E.9.9 (catalogue record)

16th centuryE.9.9bindingprovenance