Henry Smith, Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge (1615 or 1616-1702) and subsequently Thomas Baker: literary, university and antiquarian commonplace, with contents:
175x115 mm. c. 170 fos, unfoliated. Several fos blank. On first folio in Baker's hand: 'Tho: Baker Coll: Jo: Socius ejectus', and 'This, I think, was Dr Henry Smith's Book Mr of Magd: Coll: and thrice vice chan: But the letters must have been copied out by his amanuensis, being uncorrect'. College bookplate inside front cover.
Several seventeenth-century hands. Paper, the page block nearly detached. Leather on boards, repaired at spine.