The golden legend : a reproduction from a copy in the Manchester free library / With an introduction by Alfred Aspland, editor.
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Legenda aurea. Selections. English (Middle English) 1483
Aspland, Alfred, 1815-1880.
Caxton, William, ca. 1422-1491.
51 p., 3 leaves of plates : facsims. (58 leaves) ; 39 cm.
A partial reproduction of Caxton's first edition, 1483.
"The woodcuts which preface the pages taken from Caxton's legend are from a perfect copy of an edition, the text of which is in Dutch. The colophon informs us that it was translated from the Latin into Dutch, and printed at the office of Henrick Eckert von Homberch, at Antwerp, May 20, 1505."--Pref.
Notices of William Caxton.--Caxton printing in the exhibition --Development of printing.--[Note on] The golden legend.--Broadsides, &c. [from the press of Caxton]--Appendix.--Watermarks (3. pl.)--The golden legend [in part]--Passionael twinterstuc, dat men hiet Die gulden legende [from the Homberch ed., Antwerp 1505]
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