(b. 35, d. 100)
Oratoriarum Institutionum Libri 12 [...]. Paris: Franc. Gryphius 1543. 4to. Names in old handwriting on title page (1700). A few handpainted red initials. With damp-staining and minor repairs. Some leaves loose in the last part. Bound in a cont. Dutch panelstamped binding, signed “IB” [Jacob Bathen]. Binding restored. Housed in box (FP)
Example of an Dutch panel-stamped binding with Spes, the Roman goddess of hope. This type of binding are normally attributed to two bookbinders from Louvin with the initials “IP ”and “IB ” (this is IB).
Literature: Staffan Fogelmark: Flemish and related Panel-stamped bindings. New York 1990. 135 ff + 157 ff.
Provenance: Flemming Erik Pedersen (1931–2020).