16th-Century English Books at The University of Iowa

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Title

16th-Century English Books at The University of Iowa

Subject

Sixteenth-century English printed book

Description

This collection serves as a record of catalog entries that were edited by Jillian Sparks. Each item is linked to the record in The University of Iowa's library catalog. The description field has been used to document added binding, provenance, and general notes.

Creator

Jillian Sparks

Source

The University of Iowa Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives

Publisher

The University of Iowa Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives

Date

August 2014-2015

Contributor

Jillian Sparks

Language

English

Coverage

Sixteenth Century

Items in the 16th-Century English Books at The University of Iowa Collection

A discourse vppon vsurye : by vvaye of dialogue and oracions, for the better varietye, and more delite of all those, that shall reade thys treatise
Signatures: [par.]-2[par.]⁸ A² B-2C⁸ 2D⁴.

Limp vellum binding with manuscript spine label. Leather laces have broken off the text block, but are still inside the cover. Housed in black slip case.

The lawiers logike, : exemplifying the præcepts of logike by the practise of the common lawe
Limp vellum binding. Handwritten spine label reads: Lawyers Logick.

Bookseller's note placed inside the book: "An exceedingly tall copy in its original binding. There is a slight stain on the extreme lower margin. A book of great interest to the…

The Bible translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke : and conferred with the best translations in diuers languages. With most profitable annotations upon all the hard places, and other things of great importance ... And also a most profitable concordance for the readie finding out of any thing in the same conteined ...
Note on the verso of concordance title page: "Elizabeth the Daughter of Thomas and Mary Child was Baptised the 9th day of Aprill Anno Domni 1646." Handwritten note on front pastedown: "[Grate?]ful rememberance from an old friend Florence Westbury…

Bible. English. Bishops' Bible.
John Moreton, 1674. His name and the date are on the reverse of the title page for the Apocrypha.

Thomas Moreton, 1695. His name and the date are on the reverse of the title page for the Apocrypha.

Full leather possible late 17th century rough…

The Bible, that is, the Holy Scriptures conteined in the Olde and New Testament. (Geneva Bible)
Rough calf full leather binding. Blind tooled panel stamp on boards. Gilt and black leather spine label.

Bookplate for W. Holmes St. J.B. Coll.

Ex Libris John Martin (1904-1996). Presented to Special Collections by Dr. John Martin.

Short…

The first part of the life and raigne of King Henrie the IIII. : Extending to the end of the first yeare of his raigne. / Written by I.H.
Rigid vellum binding.

Signatures A-V4 (R3 signed K3; B2 signed H2). The B2 missigning is not present in all copies, but is present in the University of Iowa's. Title page decoration is a square of fleurons and corrected 'e' in "Tuecer" at line 22,…