London, Ontario, Canada

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Provenance A: Binding  Bound in quarter marble over calf boards. Rebacked spine has six compartments with blind-tooled ornaments. Compartment two has “Brooke’s Catalogue” tooled in gilt. “1622” tooled in gilt at foot.
Provenance B: Ownership Marks Copy contains ink inscription of “Abraham [?] Gregory” on title page. Varying Gregory inscriptions on L5r with date “1662”, “Jacob Gregory his Book 1662” on Z1v, and “Abraham Gregory Chyran…[?] 1649” on 2B5.
Provenance C: Annotations Copy contains various ink and pencil annotations in early and later hands, including underlinings, corrections, cross references, and renditions of arms. See, for example, B3v, C4v, E1v, G4v, G6r, I1r-I2v, I6r, K4r, K6r, L1r, L3r, Mar, M3r-v, N4v-N5r, N6v-O1r, O5r-v, P1r, P4v, P6r-v, Q2r, R3r, S3r, V1v, V5r, X3r, X4r, Y1r, Y3r, Y6r, Z2v, Z3v-Z4r, 2A3r, 2B3r, 2B4r-2B5v, 2C1r, 2C3r, 2D2v, 2D4v-2D5v, 2E2r, 2E3r, 2F1r-2F2v, 2F6r-v, 2G3r, 2H1v, 2H5v-2H6r, 2K1r, 2k2r-v, 2K4r, 2L5r-v. Additional early MS. index entitled “A Table of the Surnames of the nobility contained in this booke” on verso of final printed leaf. Inserted MS. leaf with arms and descriptions tipped in between pages 222 and 223.

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