Mss. Number, Title
Wynkyn de Worde
Leaf from The Golden Legend by Jacopo da Voragine, translated by William Caxton (?) from the French.
47 lines to a page; double columns; no signatures; text in black letter. Recto (238r) contains woodcut portrait in lower right corner "of Saynt Adryan" standing beside a small bird-like creature with a human face.
Text includes the last page of "The Natyuite of our lady" (238r) and the first page of "The lyfe of saynt Adryan" (238v).
Gift in memory of A. Gordon Hunter.
1 leaf; illuminated (woodcut); printed on paper
26 x 18 cm
Link to Primo Catalog Entry
Link to Medieval Portland Entry
de Voragine, Jacobus, "33, Leaf from The Legende Named in Latyn, Legenda aurea, that is to say in Englyshhe the Golden Legend" (1527). Manuscripts and Incunabula in PSU Special Collections. 23.