Arthur J. Gray: Notes on Bookbinding

Scope and Content

MS.Add.6398: Notes on bookbinding, in Gray's hand, 1 volume, 140 folios: (fo. 1) notes on Roger Payne, 18th century bookbinder, with two photographs of bindings and eight rubbings; (fo. 57) notes on seventeenth-century bindings; (fo. 138v) list of books bound by Roger Payne.

MS.Add.6399: Notes on bookbinding, in Gray's hand and in typescript, 1 file, 99 folios. A miscellaneous series of notes on bookbinding, individual bindings and binders, compiled by Arthur Gray, including a list of Cambridge stationers taken from State Papers Charles I, Vol. 144, no. 10, by G. Chawner, 3 June 1913 (fos 13 and 62), and a copy of a receipt for rent due to Wray's Charity, 14 April 1773 (fo. 20).

Administrative / Biographical History

Captain Arthur J. Gray was killed on 31 July 1917.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by A.B. Gray, 1923.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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