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Euclides (in Latin) — Thame, Oxfordshire. Cistercian abbey of St Mary the Virgin.


Provenance: Thame, Oxfordshire. Cistercian abbey of St Mary the Virgin.
Location: St Catharine's College, Cambridge
Shelfmark: (pr. bk.)
Author/Title: Euclides (in Latin)
Type of evidence: i: evidence from an inscription of ownership by an individual member of a religious house (which may not, however, be evidence for institutional ownership)
Notes on evidence:

'[...] et postea hunc emit henricus Redyng monachus Tamensis a balthazar bibliopola oxoniis precio anno salutis M CCCCC XXVIII'.

Date: 1517, Venice
Ownership:

Belonged successively to Henry Smith D.M., fellow of King's College, Cambridge, and anno 1628 to Simon Watson of St John's Coll., Cambridge, by gift of Smith. 

Given by T. Crosse, 1728.

Notes:

See J. B. Bilderbeck, Early printed books in the library of St Catherine's College, Cambridge, no. 25.

Oxford binding (Gibson roll 1 and orns. 5, 9. 10).

Printed Book