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English blind-stamped binding, 16th century

English blind-stamped binding, 16th century

Calf over wooden boards; rectangular frame made of panelled foliage roll with growing buds (Oldham FP.b(4)), lozenge and saltire made of same roll within central panel, and blind fillets on covers.

Author: Andrea Alciati
Title: Mediolanensis ivreconsvlti clarissimi, Paradoxorum ad Pratum, libri sex (Lyon, 1537)
Shelfmark: H.1.19 (catalogue record)

16th centuryH.1.19Thomas Smithbindingsblindstampedcalfprovenance