[Legenda aurea sanctorum, sive, Lombardica historia / Wyllyam Caxton].

Author
Jacobus, de Voragine, approximately 1229-1298 [Browse]
Uniform title
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
[Westminster, London, England : William Caxton, after 20 Nov. 1483].
Description
449 leaves : ill., ports. ; 33 x 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
SaintsEarly works to 1800 [Browse]
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Notes
  • "Thus endeth the legende named in latyn legenda aurea that is to saye in englysshe the golden legende"--p. CCCCxliiii.
  • Attributed to Jacobus de Voragine by STC (2nd ed.) and NUC pre- 1956 imprints.
  • Dated and signed at end: "... at Westmestre the twenty day of nouembre the yere of our lord MCCCClxxxiii ... by me Wyllyam Caxton."
  • Imprint suggested by NUC pre-1956 imprints and STC (2nd ed.).
  • WHS copy imperfect: 49 leaves wanting.
Provenance
WHS copy acquired 1/15/37 from Rosenbach.
References
  • Goff J-148.
  • Stillwell J135.
  • STC (2nd ed.) 24873.
Other title(s)
  • Lombardica historia.
  • Golden legende.
OCLC
62317882
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