Digestorum, seu Pandectarum libri quinquaginta

TitleDigestorum, seu Pandectarum libri quinquaginta
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1553
AuthorsJustinian I E of the E
Other CitationMaggs catalogue 1293 (2000), no. 5 (illustrated)
BindingBound in calf to an elaborate strapwork design; rebound by Charles Lewis ca. 1820, preserving the original covers; and with stamp 4 in gold on both covers.
SignatureCryptogram on the titlepage combining names of Elizabeth and Dudley
Other Provenance InformationEx libris Horatio Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford (1813-1894); sold at Sotheby’s 4 December 1902 for £13 to Denham Pickering & Chatto catalogue ca. 1906 Ex libris Vernon James Watney (1860-1928) and by descent to his son Vernon Oliver Watney (1902-1966); sol
Dudley, Robert, Earl of Leicester (1532 - 1588) (Stamp 4)
Crest A bear erect muzzled and chained supporting a ragged staff on the shoulder a crescent for difference Initials RD
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