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(Expanded) Bazililogia or 'Book of Kings': P.2747-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

(Expanded) Bazililogia or 'Book of Kings'
The Howard Album

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Passe, Simon de
Printmaker: Delaram, Francis
Printmaker: Vaughan, Robert
Printmaker: Elstrack, Renold
Printmaker: Cockson, Thomas
Printmaker: Stock, H.
Printmaker: Unknown

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Description

With title (loose, in 3rd state - used for G. F. Biondi's 'Civill Warres', 1641) and 97 portrait engravings (and one other loose portrait, of William II by Elstrack, with Holland's address erased). Containing book plate with inscription 'LEEDS'. And 'Pax In Bello'. Album also contains a handwritten sheet commemorating the new binding in 1722, presented to the Rt Hon. Earl of Danby (Thomas Osborne, 4th Duke of Leeds) by Joshua Claver on the Earl's birthday in 1722.

Notes

History note: Joshua Claver presented to the Earl of Danby, 1722; Major H. Howard sold to John Charrington, 25 October 1935

Dating

17th Century#
Production date: AD 1720 : Date of current binding.

Note

Written in the front: 'Joshua Claver, Ejus Liber, New bound up at Hull, Ano 1720. Most humbly Presented to My Dear Lord The R:t Honble the Earle of Danby. On his Lordpps Birth Day 6t of October [erased and 9ber substituted] 1722'

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 'Joshua Claver, Ejus Liber, New bound up at Hull, Ano 1720. Most humbly Presented to My Dear Lord The R:t Honble the Earle of Danby. On his Lordpps Birth Day 6t of October [erased and 9ber substituted] 1722'
  • Location: Inside front cover
  • Method of creation: Handwritten, brown ink
  • Type: Dedication

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2747-R
Primary reference Number: 81521
Duplicate no. (not in use): P.4081-R
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 15 November 2022 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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