De sapientia libri quinq[ue]

TitleDe sapientia libri quinq[ue]
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1543
AuthorsCardano, G
LibraryChetham’s Library Manchester
BindingBound in calf (rebacked) with the stamp in gold on both covers
SignatureInscription on the front pastedown: “Plonquet”
Call Number2.A.6.32
Unidentified Stamp
Arms Two keys in pale Crest A dragon’s head couped Initials A W Helmet of a knight
Possibilities for Identification: 
Fairbairn’s Crests gives several examples of a dragon’s or wyvern’s head crest, but none of them corresponds to the arms described in Burke’s General armory. Despite the fact that the second initial is W, this stamp might be of continental origin.
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