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Cover and clasp.
Backere, Willem de (Binder)

Calengier : item men mach hier in scriuen met priemen ghemaect van gout, of van siluer, of van ten, of van koeper, of van laettoen, ende met eene[n] natten vingher machment wt doen ...

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1527
Place: [Antwerp]
Publisher: Men vintse te koop in die vermaerde coopstadt van Antwerpen, op die Lombaerde veste :By Jan Seuers soon int gros, in die huyse van Jan Gasten boecke bijnder ...,
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Neth. 1527 94-143
Book covers
Content: "Die maniere om te leeren cijfferen, ende rekenen metter pennen, nae die gherechte conste algorismi": p. [41-56]. "Die eualuatie van den gouden penningen op een nie we des eersten dach meerte int iaer 1526": p. [57-62]. "Item hierna volcht die maniere om te weghen metten penninckghewichte": p. [62-64].
Content: Binding: Contemporary dark brown calf with overlapping flap on back board, blind-stamped, by Willem de Backere (cf. Nijhoff & Kronenberg). Each board stamped with a tripartite panel (birds, animals, foliage, etc.; includes binder's name in form Wilhelm[us] Bac ...). Binding incorporates ms. fragments on vellum. Two brass clasps on flap are secured to catches on front board with a brass stylus. Rebacked; new hinge to flap. In modern brown calf solander case.
Content: Pages [17-40] are blank leaves of coated parchment that may be written on with a stylus.
Content: Provenance: George Dunn (bookplate); W.H. Jervis Wegg; J.R. Abbey (leather book label). Cf. Sotheby sale cats., Nov. 23, 1917, lot 1988 (Dunn), Nov. 6, 1967, lot 2311 (Abbey).
Content: Signatures: [1-2]⁸ [3]⁴ (without the parchment section, which consists of 6 bifolia bound in singly).
Content: Title page and calendar for 1527-1550 (p. [2-16]) printed in red and black.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11935181
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7c68fa40-c602-012f-4aca-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1527: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Cover and clasp." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1527. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/940180bc-c7d6-b039-e040-e00a180631f7

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Cover and clasp." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/940180bc-c7d6-b039-e040-e00a180631f7

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1527). Cover and clasp. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/940180bc-c7d6-b039-e040-e00a180631f7

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Cover and clasp.