A breviary of the state of the Roman (or Westerne) Church & Empire, the decay of true religion, & the rising of the Papacy: from the tyme of our Lo,  | University of Illinois Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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Full Title: A breviary of the state of the Roman (or Westerne) Church & Empire, the decay of true religion, & the rising of the Papacy [manuscript] : from the tyme of our Lord & Savior Jesus Christ, till Martin Luther / gathered by Mich. Dalton of Lincolnes Inn
Layout: Written in long lines; frame-ruled.
Script: Purportedly in the hand of Michael Dalton; cf. ms. note of R. W. Bridgman on recto of third flyleaf: "This is the original manuscript of Mr Dalton's small Breviary, the corrections of which appear to be in Mr Dalton's own hand writing".
Binding: 18th cent., early. Full calf, gold tooled; rebacked; blue marbled endpapers; yellow edges.
Accompanying materials: With an engraved portrait of Dalton, dated 1770, pasted in.
Provenance: Dalton -- Engraved armorial bookplate (with motto: Favente Deo amicoque benigno) of Richard Whalley Bridgman on inside of front board -- Collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps -- Purchased from Last, 20 October 1942.
Former shelfmark: Phillipps MS 23053.