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1. San Marino, Huntington Library, HM 26068
Description: - ff. 52 - Bound in contemporary parchment with gilt decorations; holes in both covers for 2 fore edge ties; gilt edges. - Written in 1591 in Edinburgh by Esther Inglis for Queen Elizabeth. Belonged to Sir Richard Ellys (1688?-1742), whose library was described in the transactions of the Gentlemen's Society at Spalding, 24 June 1742 (unpublished). Given by his niece, Mrs. Lloyd of Wympole Street, to Sir Richard's chaplain, Andrew Gifford, who noted the circumstances on f. ii verso; his armorial bookplate on the front pastedown with a pressmark added in ink, "B.d.1." Bequeathed by Gifford with the remainder of his library to the Bristol Baptist College in 1784; their later bookplate and 2 pressmarks, "Z.e.39" and "Z.h.10," on the front pastedown. See Ker, MMBL 2:186-201 for the manuscripts retained by the Baptist College; this one sold, Sotheby's, 11 December 1961, lot 176 with plate of f. 2 to the Huntington Library. - C. W. Dutschke with the assistance of R. H. Rouse et al., Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Huntington Library (San Marino, 1989).
Language: French, LATIN   Country: Scotland   Century: 16th
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