MS. Auct. D. 3. 1
Summary Catalogue no.: 2665
Good borders, initials. Fleuronnée initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 443)
Sheepskin on boards, with leather clasp, metal fittings and parchment tags, also parchment title under talc on side, English 15th cent. work, injured.
Provenance and Acquisition
Syon, Middlesex, Bridgettine abbey of St Saviour, St Mary the Virgin, and St Bridget: A late-medieval binding, with fore-edge tags on which are written the names of the books of the bible (cf. Harley 42, Bodley 630, Rawl. C. 941, etc.). Syon book-label on outer lower board, under talc, with name 'Billyngham'. The binding also has the large library mark of 'r i', not seen on other Syon books. Visible in Betson's catalogue. (MLGB3: evidence of dicta probatoria and binding).
John Maynard (s. xvi). Thomas Randal 1602. (MLGB3)
Last Substantive Revision
2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.