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Bod-Inc: V-166


Vocabularius [French and English].



Imprint: Westminster: [William Caxton, 1480]. Folio.

Remarks: As dated by Needham; Sheppard dates [1483?].


Collation: a b8 c10.


ISTC: iv00315000

Hain: HC 15607;

Goff: Goff V‑315;

Proctor: Pr 9647;

Others: de Ricci, Caxton, 97; Duff 405; Needham, Pardoner, 86, no. Cx 41; Sheppard 7387; STC 24865. Facsimile: Vocabulary in French and English, ed. J. C. T. Oates and L. C. Harmer (Cambridge, 1964).

LCN: 14865476


Copy number: V-166(1)

A fragment consisting of sheet b2.7 only.

Leaf b2r, col. 1: ‘Treſgrand merchis'; col. 2: ‘Right grete gramercy'; b7r, col. 1: ‘Le proceſſion deuerwik'; col. 2: ‘The proceſſion of yorke'. For this copy see Caxton, Exhibition, Bodley, no. 15.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half purple morocco with purple cloth, over blue paper wrappers; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 248 × 180 × 6 mm.

Size of leaf: 223–230 × 154 mm.

Manuscript note by Farmer on b7v: ‘Pr. by Caxton see Ames 62'; possibly referred to by Joseph Ames, Typographical Antiquities (London, 1749), p. 63, who owned ‘part of the book'. Bibliographical notes by Douce.

Provenance: Richard Farmer (1735-1797); note (see above). Francis Douce (1757-1834). Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce Fragm. d.2.

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