C. Plinii Secundi Nouocomensis Epistolarum libri decem,

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Title

C. Plinii Secundi Nouocomensis Epistolarum libri decem,
in quibus multae habentur epistolae no[n] ante impressae: cu[m] pluribus aliis quae proxima pagella indicabit.

Subject

Letters of Pliny the Younger (61-c.113).

Description

16th century English panel stamped calf binding over wooden boards. Upper cover panel with emblems of the passion and inscription "Redemptoris mundi arma" ; on the lower cover a stamp divided into two compartments containing the arms of England and the Tudor rose. Both stamps include the cypher of the London bookbinder, John Reynes (-1544). Sewn on three supports. Clasp running from upper to lower board (straps missing). Titling in ink on bookblock fore-edge: "E[?]ple pli". Paper manuscript binder's waste. Red leather spine label with titling in gilt.

Creator

Pliny, the Younger (61-c.113)

Source

Publisher

Basel: Andreas Cratander (-1540?)

Date

1521

Contributor

Binding by the bookbinder, bookseller and publisher, John Reynes (-1544). Born Jan Rijens in Wageningen, Gueldres, in the Low Countries, he was active in London during the 1520s-1540s.

Marginal notes and underlinings in several 16th/17th century hands, primarily in first half of text, and on front and rear endpapers.

Inscription on front endpaper: "Thomas Downe pretium 00-02-00".

Purchased by the University of Liverpool in 1939 from E.P. Goldschmidt bookseller for £12.0.0, using funds provided by Mrs Clara Hornby.

Relation

USTC, 604737
VD16, P 3483

Format

Octavo (18 cm)

Citation

Pliny, the Younger (61-c.113), “C. Plinii Secundi Nouocomensis Epistolarum libri decem,,” The Hornby Bindings, accessed December 3, 2022, https://hornbybindings.omeka.net/items/show/22.