Creator

Ranulf Higden

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Location

City of Westminster, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

Printer/Publisher

Caxton, William

Creation Date

1482

Description

Recto of leaf CCXXX [230] from the first English edition of The Polycronicon by Ranulf Higden (d.1364).

Translated from Latin to English by John Trevisa.

Edited and printed with continuation by William Caxton. (All three individuals are named on p. a3v of the original book.)

40 lines to a page; no signatures; headline and paragraph flourishes in red. Contemporary annotation notes in red and black ink on outer margins. Some annotations trimmed off at outer edge.

Includes the end of Chapter 3 and the beginning of Chapter 4 of Book 5.

Text in Middle English.

Rose-Wright Manuscript Collection no. 23.

Original Format

1 leaf; paper

Original Size

27 x 20 cm

Link to Primo Catalog Entry

https://search.library.pdx.edu/permalink/f/1ogp1a1/CP71152575400001451

Keywords

Incunabula, Specimens, History, Geography, Great Britain

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