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Bod-Inc: G-272

Guido de Alet

De spiritu Guidonis [English] The Ghost of Guy.


Analysis of Content

The story purports to be one recounted to Johannes Gobius Junior. R. H. Bowers, The Gast of Gy: A Middle-English Religious Prose Tract, Beiträge zur englischen Philologie, 32 (Leipzig, 1938) and see M. A. Polo de Beaulieu, ‘De la rumeur aux textes: echos de l'apparition du revenant d'Ales (après 1323)', in La circulation des nouvelles au moyen âge. XXIVe Congrès de la S. H. M. E. S. (Avignon, juin 1993), Collection de l’ Ècole française de Rome, 190 (Rome, 1994), 129-56.


Imprint: [London: Richard Pynson, c.1492]. 4°.


Collation: Not established.


ISTC: ig00557800

GW: GW 11694;

Proctor: Pr 9781;

Others: Duff 169; Sheppard 7530; STC 12477.

LCN: 14511992


Copy number: G-272(1)

Two small strips mounted in a modern guard-book.

Binding: Nineteenth/twentieth-century green cloth.

Size of fragments: 26 × 134 mm; 26 × 138 mm.

Manuscript note by E. Gordon Duff, with a copy of an article by him from Athenaeum, 24 Aug. 1901, about the fragments.

Provenance: Richard Rawlinson (1690-1755); shelfmark. Presumably bequeathed in 1755.

SHELFMARK: 8° Rawl. 167*.

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