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- Enprynted at Westmestre [London] : By Wynkyn Theworde
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Author, title, and imprint from colophon (X7 verso): And here I make an ende of thys lytyll werke as nyghe as I can fynde after the fourme of the werke tofore made by Ranulph monke of Chestre ... To the entente that suche thynges as haue ben done sith the dethe or ende of the sayd boke of Polycronycon sholde be hadd in remembraunce and not put in oblyuyon ne forgetynge ... Enprynted at Westmestre by Wynkyn Theworde, ended the thyrtenth daye of Apryll the tenth yere of the regne of kyng Harry the seuenth and of the incarnacyon of our lord MCCCClxxxxv
Signatures: 2a⁸ 2b-2h⁶ a-y⁸ z⁶ A-S⁸ T⁶ V-X⁸ (2h6 blank).
Chancery folio; printed in double columns, c4 recto: 41 lines plus headline and marginalia, 197 (206) x 135 (153) mm; types: 2:114G (heading on 2a1 recto, headlines, and foliations), 4:96G (text); title-page woodcut; woodcut initials.
Caxton's device on final leaf
Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Library, XI, 195-196
English short title catalogue, S106488
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, H268
Incunabula short title catalogue, ih00268000
COPY NOTE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.404.21 FOLIO imperfect: gatherings 2a⁸ through 2h⁶ (first 50 leaves) wanting and numerous other leaves supplied from another copy or copies. Final ten leaves wanting and replaced in ca. 19th-century manuscript. Leaf dimensions: 269 x 194 mm.
PROVENANCE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.404.21 FOLIO with bookplate of the BPL Schofield Fund. BPL perforation stamp on title page. Early marginalia, inscriptions, autographs, pen trials throughout. Early manuscript alphabet signed "Robert Russilles" in margin of leaf XXV. Acquired in Dec. 1921.
BINDING: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.404.21 FOLIO bound in ca. 18th-/19th-century diced Russia paneled in gilt. Spine rebacked in brown goatskin with black and red labels.
No title page found. No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found.
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