16th-century English panel-stamped binding (Ee.13.36)

16th-century English English panel-stamped calf bearing a panel with the Baptism of Christ on the front, and a panel with St George and the Dragon on the rear (Oldham, 'Blind panels of English binders', BIB.17 & ST.9). Also incorporated into the rear panel are the initials I.R., standing for the binder, John Reynes who operated in London. The Library has several other volumes with designs incorporating his initials. From Saint Basil's Epistolae Graecae (1528).

Bequest of Thomas Baker.