Details of provenance, owner, donor or other name
Constable, William (1721-1791); of Burton Constable Hall, East Yorkshire; FRS, FSA; see Ivan and Elisabeth Hall, Burton Constable Hall: A Century of Patronage, with additional material by A. G. Credland and M. J. Boyd (Hull, 1991), esp. 9-78, with the library at 72-4; also East Yorkshire Local History Society, Burton Constable Hall: The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, East Yorkshire Local History Series, 51 (Beverley, 1998); Constable's `cabinet of curiosities' at Burton Constable includes material from the collections of Ralph Thoresby, q.v.; sales from the library took place in 1889: see Catalogue of the Burton Constable Library of Printed Books (London: Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge, 27 June 1889), and Catalogue of the Important Burton Constable Manuscripts (London: Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge, 24 June 1889); for bibliography on the house in general see English, Great Landowners of East Yorkshire, 239. ♦ Categorisation: Type: Person. Gender: Unknown. Dates: 1721 to 1791. Period: 18th century.
- M-194(1) Merlin — Histoire de la vie, miracles, enchentemens et prophecies de Merlin [French]. — Paris: Antoine Vérard, ‘1498' [after July 1503]. Folio.
- V-069(1) Vergerius, Petrus Paulus — De ingenuis moribus ac liberalibus studiis, et al. — Paris: Guy Marchant, 21 Nov. 1494. 8°.
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