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Bod-Inc: L-113

Littleton, Sir Thomas

Tenores novelli.


Analysis of Content

A1v [Table of contents.]

A2r Littleton, Sir Thomas: Tenores novelli. T. E. Tomlins, Lyttleton, his Treatise of Tenures (London, 1841), 2-693.


Imprint: Rouen: Guillaume Le Talleur, for Richard Pynson, [c.1490]. Folio.


Collation: A8 B–F6 G4.


ISTC: il00234000

Hain: C 3617;

Goff: Goff L‑234;


Proctor: Pr 8767;

Others: Curt F. Bühler, ‘Notes on a Pynson Volume', Library, 4th ser., 18 (1937), 261-7; Duff 275; Oates 3274; Rhodes 1095; Sheppard 6803; STC 15721; Pierre Le Verdier, L'atelier de Guillaume Le Talleur (Rouen, 1916), p. x.

LCN: 14503749


Copy number: L-113(1)

Wanting the blank leaf G4.

Leaf A2 signed Ai, etc.

Binding: Twentieth-century(?) blind-tooled brown morocco, by Clarke and Bedford, with sprinkled red-edged leaves.

Size: 275 × 200 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 268 × 191 mm.

Marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, and ‘nota' marks in French in an early English hand. On G3v an inscription, probably in the same hand.

Initials, line fillers, and capital strokes are supplied in red up to B1r only.

Provenance: A fifteenth/sixteenth-century inscription in a red ink, resembling that of the rubricator, on A1v: ‘Hawrth constat liber iste'; the same name on G3v. Holkham Hall, Norfolk, Earls of Leicester; ‘C.380' written in pencil on the rear pastedown and ‘C.3.A15' on the front endleaf; on the front endleaf is pasted a cutting from ‘Caxton Celebration', no. 1514, where this volume appears ‘lent by the Earl of Leicester'. Purchased in 1953; Bodleian stamp dated 5 Oct. 1953.

SHELFMARK: Holk. d.32.

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