Detail View: LUNA: Folger Bindings Image Collection: Open covers inverted, STC 3839.

Image Caption: 
Open covers inverted, STC 3839.
General Description: 
Mid 16th century English recycled vellum manuscript wrapper.
Country / Style: 
16th century (mid)
Call Number: 
STC 3839
Inscription of Thomas Jolley, 1810; Britwell Court - Harmsworth copy.
Brooks, James, 1512-1560.
[Sermon very notable, fruictefull, and godlie] A sermon very notable, fruicteful, and godlie, made at Paules crosse the. xii. daie of Noue[m]bre, in the first yere of the gracious reigne of our Souereigne Ladie Quene Mary her most excellente Highnesse, by Iames Brokes doctor of Diuinitie, and master of Bailie College in Oxforthe, with certeine additions, whiche he at the tyme of vtteryng, for auoidyng of tediousnesse, was faine to omit. Newly imprinted and perused againe by the authour, and vpon occasion somewhat augmented.
Created / Published: 
[Imprinted at London : by Robert Caly, within the precinct of the late dissolued house of the graye Freers, nowe conuerted to an hospital, called Christes hospitall, M. D. LIIII. [1554]]
Hamnet URL:
140 x 98 x 19 mm
Covering Material: 
Recycled vellum manuscript.
Sewn on two alum tawed supports reinforced with tanned leather, the cover was sewn to the supports.
Decorative Description: 
Recycled manuscript waste used as the covering material.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Manuscript waste -- England -- 16th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Vellum bindings -- England -- 16th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Waste -- England -- 16th century.