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Bod-Inc: C-155

Caxton, William

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 [1477]; STC dates [1477?]; Painter, Caxton, Douce Legacy [entry by David Rogers], and Caxton, Exhibition, BL date [1479].


Collation: One leaf, printed on one side only.


ISTC: ic00355700

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.

LCN: 14835477


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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