Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Call Number:  RBD GEN 1958-899
Provenance A: Binding  Bound in early blind-tooled calf with triple fillets.
Provenance B: Ownership Marks Copy contains various bookplates and inscriptions on front endpaper: Armorial bookplate of Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843); Inscription of “George Edward Adams, Exeter College 1845”; Ink purchase note reads “This book purchased at the sale of HRH, the Duke of Sussex for 18-[?]”; Pictorial bookplate with signature and date “John L. Haney July 12th, 1938”. Haney identifies all other marks of ownership in copy with added notes on front endpaper. Bookdealer descriptions for 1619 copies pasted on front endpapers.
Provenance C: Annotations Copy contains long geneaological ink note on p.159 by George Edward Adams. Tree begins with Edmund Lockayne and ends with George Edward Adams. Ink note linked to Adams’ requested name change to George Edward Cockayne. For more click here


Images Courtesy of Rare Book Department, Free Library of Philadelphia, Shelfmark RBD GEN 1958-899