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Full leather binding. Gilt mandorla on covers. Gilt stamped square on front and back covers. Five gilt stamps on spine in between supports. Sewn on alum tawed cords. Missing pastedowns. Paper hinge on fly leaves.

Annotations from two previous…


Contemporary full leather binding sewn on leather cords. Blind tooled square on boards. Boards might be decorated with sprinkled ink. Large ink spill on front board. Small leather repair on spine. Red splatter fore edges. Vellum guards on fly…

Limp vellum binding. Bits of alum tawed ties at fore edge. Hand written spine label. Housed in black slip case.

Signed by John Smythe. Signed by Sir William Goring.

Marginalia on back cover paste down from a third reader.

Illustration on…

Full leather binding. Possibly decorated with India ink. Marbled fore edges. Gilt stamp spine decorations. Leather gilt spine label reads : Minsheus Dictionary.

Bookplates of Henry Duke of Kent, 1713, and Thomas Philips Earl de Grey.


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,…

Bayntun, William. d. 1785. former owner. William Bayntun of Gray's Inn, d. 1785. Title page signed: Bayntun anno 1551 / Gray's Inn.

Daniel-Tyssen, John Robert, 1805-1882, former owner. Two extant bookplates. The larger bookplate belongs to John…

Rebound in full leather binding with marbled endpapers. Text block trimmed especially severe at the header. Extra leaves added at the end to bulk up the text block.

Clements, Henry J. B. (Henry John Beresford), 1869-1940 (bookplate).


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.


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…

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…
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