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Bod-Inc: G-168


Governayle of helthe, et al. [English].


Analysis of Content

A1r Governayle of helthe. Incipit: ‘[I]n this tretyse that is cleped Gouernayle of helthe, what is to be sayd wyth Crystis helpe . . .’

[C1r] [Lydgate, John]: Medicina stomachi. John Lydgate, The Minor Poems, ed. Henry Noble MacCracken, I, Early English Text Society, extra ser. 107 (London, 1911 for 1910), p. xv, no. 30, and II, Early English Text Society, ordinary ser. 192 (London, 1934), 703 lines 25-32, 705 l. 98-707 l. 168.


Imprint: [Westminster: William Caxton, 1489]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by Duff. Sheppard dates [c.1489], Needham, Pardoner, Cx 99 dates to [1490], Painter and Caxton, Exhibition, BL [1491].


Collation: A B8 [C2].

Types: Type: 119 [Duff 6, as 120].

Leaves: 18 leaves.

Line number: 23 lines (A2r).

Type area: Type area: 136 × 90 mm (A2r).


ISTC: ig00328000

Hain: C 2765;

Goff: Goff G‑328;

Proctor: Pr 9680;

Others: Caxton, Exhibition, BL, 86, no. 91; de Ricci, Caxton, 47; Duff 165; Needham, Pardoner, 90, no. Cx 99; Painter, Caxton, 214; Sheppard 7415; STC 12138. Facsimile editions: ed. William Blades (London, 1858); English Experience, no. 192 (Amsterdam, 1969).

LCN: 14555736


Copy number: G-168(1)

See B‑201 for other items bound with this prior to 1869 and for details of provenance and acquisition. For this copy see Caxton, Exhibition, Bodley, no. 20.

Binding: Nineteenth-century (after 1869) English gold-tooled green morocco, by Hall of Oxford.

Size: 170 × 130 × 27 mm.

Size of leaf: 159 × 117 mm.

Underlining in the text in black ink on A7v –A8r, with a pointing hand on A7v.

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: Auct. QQ sup. 1.28; Arch. F f.7; Tanner 178**.

SHELFMARK: Arch. G f.10.

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