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Bod-Inc: Q-007

Quattuor Sermones [English]


Analysis of Content

a1r [Quattuor sermones.] Quatuor sermones. Reprinted from the first edition printed by William Caxton at Westminster, Roxburghe Club, [106] (London, 1883); Quattuor Sermones printed by William Caxton, ed. N. F. Blake, Middle English Texts, 2 (Heidelberg, 1975).


Imprint: Westminster: William Caxton, [1487]. Folio.

Remarks: As dated by BMC; Sheppard dates [1483]. Distinct from the earlier edition by typesetting and use of woodcut initials; see C. A. Webb, ‘Caxton's “Quattuor Sermones": a Newly Discovered Edition', in Essays in Honour of Victor Scholderer, ed. Dennis E. Rhodes (Mainz, 1970), 407-25 (edition II), with the Bodleian copies listed at 421.


Collation: a–c8 d6.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: iq00014000

Hain: [Not H]C 7029 (II);

Goff: Goff Q‑14;


Proctor: Pr 9653;

Others: de Ricci, Caxton, 85; Duff 299; Needham, Pardoner, 89, no. Cx 85; Sheppard 7391-2; STC 17957 (II).

LCN: 14455937


Copy number: Q-007(1)

Bound with M‑232; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 255 × 168 mm.

Wanting d3.4.

SHELFMARK: S. Seld. d.8(2).

Copy number: Q-007(2)

Bound with M‑234; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 258 × 184 mm.

Wanting d1.6.

Some marginal notes, extracting key words, in Crynes's hand.

SHELFMARK: Arch. G d.9(2).

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