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Bod-Inc: R-080

Robin Hood

A little gest of Robin Hood.



Imprint: [London: Richard Pynson, 1500.] 4°.


Collation: not known.


ISTC: ir00209000

Proctor: Not in Pr;

Others: R. B. Dobson and J. Taylor, Rymes of Robin Hood: An Introduction to the English Outlaw, revised edn (Stroud, 1997), 71-3; Duff 362; Oates 4206; J. C. T. Oates, ‘The Little Gest of Robin Hood: A Note on the Pynson and the Lettersnijder Editions', Studies in Bibliography, 16 (1963), 3-8, repr. in Studies in English Printing and Libraries (London, 1991), 41-6; Sheppard 7565; STC 13688.

LCN: 14464117


Copy number: R-080(1)

Bound in a guard-book containing fragments, mainly of the sixteenth century.

A fragment of a single leaf containing text, (Eighth fytte, l. 72): ‘[With hym all] for to gone | Robyn ſ[ ] awe yonge men ſ long s followed by a letter hote | Full fayre upon a day'.

Binding: Nineteenth-century cloth.

Size of fragment: 142 × 95 mm.

Provenance: James Orchard Halliwell (afterwards Halliwell Phillipps, 1820-1889). Given by Halliwell; see note on the verso of the endleaf: ‘from J. O. H . . .’

Former Bodleian shelfmark: 70 f.1(3).

SHELFMARK: Douce Fragm. f.51(3).

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