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Bod-Inc: V-167


Vocabularius [French and English] A little treatise for to learn English and French. Book of Courtesy.


Analysis of Content

For the text see J. Gessler, ‘Deux manuels de conversation imprimés en Angleterre au XVe siècle par deux élèves de William Caxton', Leuvensche Bijdragen, 32 (1940), 93-126.


Imprint: Westminster: Wynkyn de Worde, [c. 10 July 1499]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by BMC; Duff and Sheppard date [1497].


Collation: A B6.

Illustrations: Woodcut: see BMC.


ISTC: iv00315550

Hain: C 1819;


Proctor: Pr 9734;

Others: Duff 407; Sheppard 7456; STC 24866. Facsimile: English Experience, no. 630 (Amsterdam, 1973).

LCN: 14865549


Copy number: V-167(1)

A fragment consisting of two conjugate leaves, signed A2 (sheet A2.5).

Leaf A2r, headline: ‘¶ Englyſſhe Frenſſhe || Fourtene Quatorze |'. A5v, l. 29: ‘My purſe Ma bourſe'.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half maroon morocco with maroon cloth over green paper wrappers; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 177 × 125 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 164 × 116 mm.

A bibliographical note in Douce's hand.

Provenance: Francis Douce (1757-1834); note. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce Fragm. f.2.

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