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Bod-Inc: S-299

Statuta Angliae, Nova Statuta

The statutes of Henry VII (anno 1, 3, 4).


Analysis of Content

a2r Henry Vii: [Statuta nova.] Statutes of the Realm, II 499-548 (years 1, 3, 4).


Imprint: [Westminster: William Caxton, c.1491]. Folio.


Collation: a–d8 e10.


ISTC: is00704500

Hain: HC 14994;


Proctor: Pr 9677A;

Others: Blades 75; de Ricci, Caxton, 93; Duff 380; Needham, Pardoner, 90, no. Cx 102; Sheppard 7416; STC 9348.

LCN: 14442467


Copy number: S-299(1)

Wanting the blank leaf a1, and leaves e2-10. Leaves e2-10 supplied from the facsimile edition by John Rae (London, 1869), followed by the annotations of that edition.

Binding: Blind-tooled red morocco, by Zaehnsdorf. Gilt-edged leaves. According to de Ricci, formerly bound with a copy of [Robert Wild], Iter Boreale (London, 1660); see BQR 4,41 (1924), 102.

Size: 282 × 200 × 16 mm.

Size of leaf: 195 × 140 mm.

Pasted onto the front pastedown is a letter addressed to Bodley's Librarian from John Macdonald, dated Moon Hill, Farnham, Surrey, 10 Apr. 1924.

Provenance: A. B. Middleton (fl. 1880); sale, Sotheby's. [ ] Wilson (fl. 1880); from de Ricci, Caxton, 93(6): ‘Sold for 2s.6d. by “a well-known country bookseller” to A. B. Middleton; sold at Sotheby's (1880 cat. 1797) to Wilson'. John M. Macdonald (fl. 1924). Presented in 1924 by Macdonald; see BQR 4,41 (1924) 101-2.

SHELFMARK: Arch. G d.49.

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