Oxford, England

Copy Number:
Call Number:  29.B.1
Provenance A: Binding  Bound in early gold- and blind-tooled calf. Both boards have gilt frames with corner fleurons and oval centrepieces with initials “I S” enclosed. Rebacked spine contains gilt ornaments in six of seven compartments. Compartment two has author and title reading “Brooke Catalogue of Kings” in gilt on red leather label.
Provenance B: Ownership Marks Copy contains early ink signature of “Tho Shir[ley]” on title page. Unidentified initials “I S” on front and back boards. Queen’s College bookplate on inner front pastedown and verso of title page. Queen’s College stamp on verso of title page.
Provenance C: Annotations Copy contains single ink correction of “Katherin” on p.23.

Images Courtesy of the Provost and Fellows of The Queen’s College, Oxford