Neil Ker: Summary of Notes on Godfrey and Spierinck Bindings

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Chronological lists and rough notes on bindings of books by the Cambridge booksellers and binders Garrett Godfrey (d.1539) and Nicholas Spierinck (d.1545), c.1500-21, extracted from general notes on bindings, intended for publication but not yet published.

Administrative / Biographical History

Neil Ripley Ker (1908-82), palaeographer and bibliographer.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Acquisition Information

Presented to the Library by Professor Andrew G. Watson, and transferred from the Rare Books Department, class Res.

Note

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

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