16th-century English panel-stamped binding (I.10.37)

16th-century English panel-stamped calf bearing a front panel with the baptism of Christ and a rear panel with the Annunciation (Oldham, Blind panels of English binders, BIB.1 & BIB.16). The front panel also has the initials A.R. in the border, denoting that it belonged to the London binder Andrew Ruwe. From a volume containing two works of canon law published in 1513.

From the library of William Crashaw.