|Document Reference||Pw V 120|
|Title||Bound volume of letters from Thomas Herring, Archbishop of Canterbury to his cousin William Herring, Chancellor of York; 1725-1749|
|Content Description||Individual items in this volume are described under references Pw V 120/1-76|
|Volume bears the title 'Letters/ from/ Archbishop/ Herring/ To/ Chancelor/ Herring/ 1725/ To/ 1749' gold stamped on the second and third panels of the spine.|
This volume is part of a set of two volumes concerning correspondence between Thomas Herring and his cousin William Herring; a description of the other part can be found in Pw V 121.
|ReprodnNote||Volumes from Pw V cannot be photographed by readers with their own camera or device, but reprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only.|
|Physical Description||Short folio book which contains 76 items pasted on modern leaves|
|Condition||Condition of binding is very good; condition of paper, notice deterioration on item 21, f 2r and notice tears on item 52.|
|Descriptive Features||For details of the watermark evidence of the items which appear in this volume see separate entries.|
Identical binding to that of Pw V 121; bound by D.G. & Son, 1903; deep red Morocco leather; border and central field formed by single fillet lines tooled in black; 8 corners of the resulting two concentric rectangles are emphasized with a small gold stamped flower tool; this design is repeated on upper and lower covers.
Spines are divided into six panels; first, fourth, fifth and sixth are decorated with two concentric black-tooled squares, whose resulting 8 corners are gold stamped with a tiny flower ornament, imitating design of covers; second and third panels of spine are reserved for titles of contents, which are gold stamped; outer edges of binding are decorated by the tiny flower seal, gold stamped on every corner; head and tail of spine are gold stamped with double fillet lines in black and top and bottom outer corners are gold stamped with a small flower tool; all pastedowns and flyleaves are covered with a leather design marble dark green paper with gold; gold graphed; binder pasted all individual letters by means of hinges of fine paper onto new leaves.
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|Code||PersonName||Dates of existence|
|NA12272||Herring; Thomas (1693-1757); Archbishop of Canterbury||1693-1757|
|NA74067||Herring; William (1691-1762); Rev.; LLD Chancellor of York||1691-1762|