Ushaw Ushaw College Library XVII.E.5.5

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Current locationUshaw College
Current ShelfmarkUshaw Ushaw College Library XVII.E.5.5
Summary TitleJacques Lefèvre d'Étaples (-1536), Commentarii initiatorii in quatuor Euangelia
Creation Date Start1521
Creation Date End1521
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Page: Lines
Volume: Height21 cm
Width cm
BindingBlind tooled brown calf. Design using Oldham's panel TR IP 1, probably from Ghent or Antwerp but often found on English-owned books of this period. Early 16th century. The former pasteboards were made of half-leaves of an early printed missal possibly of Liege use, printed by P. Drach in Speier in 1502. and 2 leaves of a 13th century medical manuscript. These were detached from the book when it was rebound in 1969. (A.I. Doyle notes.) They can no longer be located.
Secundo folio
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Ushaw College 17.E.5.5

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Annotations in the hand of Thomas Swalwell (-1539), although there is no note of ownership of this volume as in others. The section on Matthew is heavily annotated but there are scarcely any annotations in Mark. Ownership inscription of Sir Thomas Tempest, Baronet on title page. 17th century. Owned by the parish of St Mary Yealand Conyers and deposited in Ushaw 1951.

Associated person:Thomas Swalwell, -1539Role:(annotator)

Associated person:Sir Thomas Tempest, 1642-1691Role:(owner (post-dissolution))

Evidence category: content Content: Notes: Annotations in Swalwell's hand

Contained work:Commentarii initiatorii in quatuor Euangelia


Commentarii initiatorii in quatuor Euangelia. In euangelium secundum Matthæum. In euangelium secundum Marcum. In euangelium secundum Lucam. In euangelium secundum Iohannem. Iacobo Fabro Stapulensi autore [Cologne : Gottfried Hittorp ; 1521].

Incomplete - only the first of a two volume work. Place of publication and printer from colophon of second volume (not present here): "Excusum Coloniae expensis M. Godefridi Hittorpij ..."; probable publication date from end of preface.

Catalogue notes:Not in MLGB3

Catalogued:DUL Online catalogue


Oldham 1952 :- Oldham, J.B., English blind-stamped bindings (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1952)