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Speculum exemplorum — York, Yorkshire. Benedictine abbey of Saint Mary the Virgin.

Provenance: York, Yorkshire. Benedictine abbey of Saint Mary the Virgin.
Location: University Library , Urbana (IL, USA)
Shelfmark: q.251 Sp.31.1481
Author/Title: Speculum exemplorum
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:

'Acquist' per fratrem Thomam Stavelay Ebor' Monachum' (foot of a.ii)

Date: Deventer: Richardus Pafraet, 1481

There are scribbles (s. xvii): 'Be it knowne vnto all men . . . that I Daniell Smythson of Burrowbridge' and 'Thomas Smithsons booke' (both at sig. a.ii), and 'Daniel Smithson was seke of an ague the xx2th of March 1610'.

'Sir William How: Nowarde' (sig. a.iii). It appears in the list of early printed books and manuscripts at Castle Howard: Household Books of Lord William Howard, Surtees Society (1878), p. 486.

Sale of the books of Hon. Geoffrey Howard, Sotheby's, 12 December 1930, lot 1535 to Davis and Orioli for £13.

J. P. L. van der Lande, Deventer, at which location it was recorded in MLGB, and was superseded in the Supplement with the present location.


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