Advertisement for Sarum Pie (Ordinale ad usum Sarum).
Analysis of Content
Printed side [Caxton, William: Advertisement for Sarum Pie (Ordinale ad usum Sarum)]. Incipit: ‘If it plese any man spirituel or temporel to bye any pyes of two and thre comemoracions of Salisburi . . .’ See Painter, Caxton, 98-9.
Imprint: [Westminster: William Caxton, c.1477]. Broadside 4°.
Remarks: As dated by GW, Duff, and Sheppard; Needham, Pardoner dates ; STC dates [1477?]; Painter, Caxton, Douce Legacy [entry by David Rogers], and Caxton, Exhibition, BL date .
Collation: One leaf, printed on one side only.
GW: GW 6440; E 479;
Hain: C 32;
Proctor: Pr 9625;
Others: Blades, Caxton, 35; Caxton, Exhibition, BL, 45, no. 32; Caxton, Exhibition, Bodley, no. 9; de Ricci, Caxton, 17; Douce Legacy no. 113; Duff 80; Lotte Hellinga, Caxton in Focus (London, 1982), 43, pl. 12; Needham, Pardoner, 85, no. Cx 24; Painter, Caxton, 212; Sheppard 7368; STC 4890.
Copy number: C-155(1)
Mounted on card. For this copy see Caxton, Exhibition, Bodley, no. 9.
Binding: Kept in acid-free envelope, previously half maroon morocco, presumably like other books shelfmarked ‘Douce Fragm.’
Size of leaf: 80 × 146 mm.
Provenance: Francis Douce (1757-1834). Bequeathed in 1834.
Former Bodleian shelfmark: Douce Fragm. e.1.
SHELFMARK: Arch. G e.37.
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