Professor John A. Rea


Signatures of Chapman, deleted.

*ChG 27: George Chapman, Iamblichus de Mysteriis Ægyptiorum, Chaldæorum, Assyriorum (Lyons, 1577)

Bookplate of Pauncefort Duncombe, Buckhill Manor, Buckinghamshire. Later owned by Professor John D. Rea (d.1933), of Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

Recorded in Tannenbaum, p. 143. Discussed, with a facsimile of the inscribed title-page, in L.A. Cummings, ‘A New Basis for the Hand of George Chapman: The 1577 Rea Iamblichus Volume’, Explorations in Renaissance Culture, 11 (1985), 120-7. Facsimiles also in Cummings (1989), pp. 203, 205, 206, 208.