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Limp vellum binding with alum tawed supports and a yapp at the fore edge. Bits of fore edge alum tawed ties remain. Handwritten spine label. Housed in clamshell box with restraining piece.

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…

Limp vellum binding. First three supports intact; the fourth is still present, but broken. Holes at the fore edge where ties would have been. Manuscript spine label: Armory newe. Green spine label from previous owner.

Bookplate of Charles Lord…

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…

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,…

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).


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…

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.


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…


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…
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