The Chapter Library of Canterbury Cathedral
Provenance and history of the collections
This Wiki has been designed by David Shaw to make available data about the history of Canterbury Cathedral Library and particularly a record of the provenance history of its printed books: donors and previous owners in books from the Dean and Chapter's collections from the early seventeenth century onwards.
Exploring the database
Note: only includes books which have a record of provenance.
Other people and places
|Anglican clergy (114)||Kentish incumbents (63)||Continental clergy (7)||Continental religious houses (25)||Lambeth Palace Library|
|Cathedral lessees (8)||Canterbury residents (17)||Academics (36)||Booksellers (5)||Americana (7)|
|Oxford University||Cambridge University||Scientists (4)||Royal Society (6)|
|Donors (100)||Other provenances (157)||Presentation copies (27)||Subscription copies (18)|
|Armorial bindings||Blind-stamped bindings||Other bindings||Armorial bookplates||Manuscripts|
|All pages||All categories||Donors||All provenances names|
Number of pages : 1,000
If you would like to help to contribute to this Wiki by adding new pages or adding to existing pages, please request a login: email David Shaw.
There are currently 1,000 pages on the database.
This wiki is a work in progress. Its contents are not fully comprehensive.
It focusses on identifiable provenances in the collections, especially donations to the Library. It is not intended to be a catalogue of the Cathedral's entire holdings.
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