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Binding from Synonyms of Isidore of Seville
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Binding from Synonyms of Isidore of Seville


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Description Binding is original. Romanesque binding of alum-tawed skin over beech boards with a later brass clasp; sewn on two slit, rolled tawed straps; "Synonima Isidorii" written on a rectangular strip of parchment on the upper board with the possible remains of a shelfmark above it; no pastedowns
Provenance German monastic institution [ex libris, fol. 2r, "Iste libellus pertinet ad monasterium sanctum in [......]"]; Sir Thomas Phillipps, ca. 1860-1865 [mode of acquisition unknown] [ no. 22130, (fol. 1r) ]; Gruel and Engelmann collection, no. 130, [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [bookplate on inside upper board]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, June 9, 1903, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
mid 12th century (Romanesque)
Medium
alum-tawed skin over beech boards with a later brass clasp; sewn on two slit, rolled tawed straps
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.13.binding
Measurements
H: 6 7/8 x W: 5 1/16 in. (17.5 x 12.9 cm)
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