Description: Seller’s code?/provenance mark in early hand on lower endpaper.
Sutton, Christopher. pre20, Disce viuere. Learne to liue
, Lond. E. Short for C. Burby [1604?]
Notes: English binding, early 17th century. Brown calf over pasteboard; elaborately gold-tooled. On both covers, a geometrical design with a centrepiece and cornerpieces. Spine tooled to the same. Textblock edges gilt and gauffered, with traces of paint. Remains of silk ties.
See Nixon, ’Styles and Designs of Bookbindings’ number 57 for full description; see also Foot, ’Henry Davis Gift’ Vol. II, number 62 for similar tools.
This record is based on the card index and has not been verified.
See Bodleian website for more information on collection: https://digital.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/collections/broxbourne/
Last Edited: 2021/03/06 20:05:18