BEINECKE RARE BOOK AND MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY
GENERAL COLLECTION OF RARE BOOKS AND
Beinecke MS 200(olim Uzn 25.561bc) England, s. XVI
Seventeen hunting calls with hunting codes for the horn.
Instructions in English: "To call the Company in the Morninge...The
Mount is from partie to partie every Note repeated thrice."
Paper (watermarks: unidentified pot similar in design to Heawood
3637-38), a single sheet measuring 390 x ca. 281 mm.
Written in well formed English secretary script.
Removed from a copy of The Booke of hawking, huntyng and fysshyng
attributed to Dame Juliana Berners (London, ). Signature of
Thomas Parker on verso. The volume containing this sheet was formerly
in the libraries of Thomas Faxon (signature on title page) and Joseph
Haslewood (bookplate; his sale 16 Dec. 1833). Belonged to Edward C.
Lowe who presented it to Ely Cathedral Library in 1879 (booktag; see C.
W. Stubbs, In a Minster Garden [London, 1901] pp. 117-22). Acquired by
James P. R. Lyell (bookplate) from whom it was apparently purchased by
Davis and Orioli and sold to David Wagstaff (bookplate). Presented to
Yale in 1945 by Mrs. David Wagstaff.
Bibliography: Faye and Bond, pp. 39-40, no. 200.
Barbara A. Shailor