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An original leaf from the Polycronicon printed by William Caxton at Westminster in the year 1482. The life and works of William Caxton, with an historical reminder of fifteenth century England / by Benjamin P. Kurtz ; with a note on the Polycronicon by Oscar Lewis & an appreciation of William Caxton by Edwin Grabhorn.

Author:
Kurtz, Benjamin Putnam, 1878-1950 [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
San Francisco : Book Club of California, 1938.
Description:
52 p. ; 30 cm.
Notes:
  • "Two hundred and ninety-seven copies printed ... by Edwin and Robert Grabhorn."
  • Leaf detached from an unidentified copy of the 1482 incunabulum mounted on leaf following t.p.
  • Ex copy has leaf clxxxxix.
  • Ex copy is gift of George Elsey, Class of 1939.
  • ExI copy has leaf cccxxvii.
  • GAX copy 1 has leaf cccviii.
  • GAX copy 2 imperfect: leaf wanting.
  • GAX copy 3 has leaf clxvii.
Source acquisition:
ExI copy presented in memory of Sen. Frank O. Briggs by Frankland Briggs, Class of 1898.
References:
Heller & Magee, 292
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
  • Original leaf from the Polycronicon ...
  • Life and works of William Caxton.
LCCN:
75302951
OCLC:
3121372
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