Detail View: LUNA: Folger Bindings Image Collection: Inside front cover flap, STC 17822.

Image Caption: 
Inside front cover flap, STC 17822.
General Description: 
Mid 16th century limp vellum wrapper with fore-edge flap.
Country / Style: 
Germany?
Period: 
16th century (mid)
Call Number: 
STC 17822
Provenance: 
Possibly Thomas Jolley copy; Britwell Court (pencilled shelf-mark "5. A. 6."); Britwell sale, 31 March 1924, lot 542; collated at Quaritch by E. Talbot; Harmsworth copy.
Author: 
Menewe, Gracious.
Title: 
A plaine subuersyon or turnyng vp syde down of all the argumentes, that the Popecatholykes can make for the maintenaunce of auricular confession, with a moste wholsome doctryne touchyng the due obedience, that we owe vnto ciuill magistrates, made dialogue wyse betwene the prentyse and the priest by Gracyous Menewe.
Created / Published: 
[Wesel? : Printed by H. Singleton?, 1555?].
Hamnet URL: 
http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=163626
Dimensions: 
97 x 80 x 21 mm
Covering Material: 
Calfskin vellum.
Sewing: 
Sewn on three alum tawed supports laced through the covers at the joints.
Closures: 
Evidence of a single fore-edge tawed leather strap.
Decorative Description: 
Not decorated, only special due to the evidence of the early vellum wrapper with fore-edge flap and tie.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Flap bindings -- Germany -- 16th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Vellum bindings -- Germany -- 16th century.