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Bod-Inc: G-164

Godfrey of Boloyne, or the Siege and Conquest of Jerusalem, or Eracles [Middle English]


Analysis of Content

Translated from the French by William Caxton, based on books 1-9 of William of Tyre. A Middle English Chronicle of the First Crusade: The Caxton Eracles, ed. Dana Cushing, 2 vols, Texts and Studies in Religion, 88 (Lewiston, NY, and Lampeter, 2001).


Imprint: Westminster: William Caxton, 20 Nov. 1481. Folio.


Collation: a6 b4 1-168 176.


ISTC: ig00316000

Hain: HC 3684;

Goff: Goff G‑316;


Proctor: Pr 9641;

Others: Caxton, Exhibition, BL, 52, no. 45; de Ricci, Caxton, 46; Duff 164; Needham, Pardoner, 86, no. Cx 48; Oates 4078-9; STC 13175; Painter, Caxton, 213; Sheppard 7380. Facsimile: English Experience, no. 604 (Amsterdam, 1973).

LCN: 14766940


Copy number: G-164(1)

Fragments of b2 and b3 only, containing part of the table of contents.

The margins of b2 have been cut away.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half maroon morocco.

Size of fragments: 195 × 123 and 267 × 190 mm.

On b3r pen-trials in an early hand in black ink.

Provenance: Francis Douce (1757-1834). Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce Fragm. d.1.

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