Jack Maple

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Percy 'Jack' Maple (1899–1983) worked as the Cathedral's bookbinder both before and after the second World War. Books which he bound before the war were typically signed 'P. Maple'; later he signed them with an 'M' within the year date.

He was succeeded by Jim Wayre. W/B-3-16 W/C-5-13 W/H-5-24

Shelfmark W/I-5-27
Desiderius Erasmus. Adagiorum opus D. Erasmi ... per eundem exquisitissima cura recognitum & locupletatum, correctis ubique citationum numeris, ac restitutis indicibus. 1526.
Inscription on title page: Gredington Library bought at Iscwyd(?) Sale 19 Augst 1843.
Inscription on front free endpaper: Bibliothecae Capitulari D.D.D. W.G.U. 3 Mar. 1956.
Bound in brown quarter morocco with oak boards, blind-stamped decoration, by Jack Maple, 1956, signed 19M56.


Shelfmark W/I-7-6
Guibertus, Abbas Novigentinus. Venerabilis Guiberti Abbatis ... de Nouigento opera omnia, ... vna cum appendice ... de vita ipsius ... Hermani Monachi libri tres, de miraculis S. Mariae. 1651.
Inscription on title page: Ex libris Bibliothecae Conuentus Parisiensis Sanctissimae Mariae Annunciatae Ordinis fratrum Praedicatorum In via Noua Sancti Honoratj empt. 9. £ a d[omi]no Billaine die [  ] Nouembris 1654.
Library ink stamp (18c) on title page: Jacobins R. S. Honore

W/O-5-6 W/S-11-7 W2/Q-20-6 W2/Q-21-2

Shelfmark W2/X-7-5
John Fox, the Martyrologist. Actes and monuments. London: 1597.
(STC 11226a; lacks title page and colophon)
Inscription on sheet pasted on front free endpaper: This book of Martyr's, by Fox, belong's to the Chapel of St John's Hospital, without the North-Gate of the City of Canterbury. [at foot of sheet:] This Book was new Bound in 1804 by order of the Revd. Dr. Radcliff, The then archdeacon & Master of the said Hospital, at the Expense of 12 shillings.
Pencil note on front free endpaper: Repaired 1960 P.M.

Cheker Box 4-21