From History of Canterbury Cathedral Library
- Shelfmark W2/Q-13-21
- Silas Taylor. History of gavel-kind, with the etymology thereof; ... also an assertion that our English laws are ... those ... used by the antient Brytains, ...
- Armorial gilt label on front pastedown: Edward Hailstone.
- Edward Hailstone, Yorkshire solicitor, churchwarden and book collector, left his sizeable library to York Minster.