Detail View: LUNA: Folger Bindings Image Collection: Open covers inverted, 172- 106q.

Image Caption: 
Open covers inverted, 172- 106q.
General Description: 
Early 16th century Swiss binding with recycled vellum manuscript cover.
Country / Style: 
16th century (early)
Call Number: 
172- 106q
Perkins, William, 1558-1602.
Prophetica, siue, De sacra et unica concionandi ratione tractatus nervosiss. in commodum ministrorum, omniumq[ue] theologiae studiosorum / conscriptus à praestantiss. viro Guilielmo Perkinsio Cantabrig. Anglo, acerrimi judicij, & summi candoris theologo ; cui adiuncta est pia, perspicua, & breuis disceptatio, de tribus summè controversis hodie Quaestionibus: I. Amissione fidei iustificantis. II. Certitudine remissionis peccatorum. III. Efficacia mortis Christi, per Rev.& clariss. virum, Robertum Somum, S. Th. D. & Collegij D. Petri, in Academiae Cantabrig. Praefectum.
Created / Published: 
Basileae : Per Conr. Waldkirchium, MDCII [1602].
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163 x 100 x 16 mm
Covering Material: 
Recycled vellum manuscript, Gothic Quadratus, probably from the 14th or 15th century and from somewhere in the western part of Central Europe (western Germany?). It is a legal text surrounded by gloss.
Oversewn through five holes.
End Papers: 
One single coarse blank paper flyleaf.
Decorative Description: 
A 14th or 15th century vellum fragment of a glossed Latin civil law text manuscript was recycled to make a wrapper.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Manuscript waste -- Switzerland -- 16th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Vellum bindings -- Switzerland -- 16th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Waste -- Switzerland -- 16th century.