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Title

  • Chronicles of England.

Names

  • Caxton, William, approximately 1422-1491 or 1492, printer.
  • Leighton, John, 1822-1912, binder.
  • Freeling, Francis, Sir, 1764-1836, former owner.
  • Carysfort, William Proby, Earl of, 1836-1909, former owner.
  • Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
  • John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Westminster, William Caxton, 10 June 1480.

Headings

  • -  Great Britain--History--To 1485--Sources
  • -  England--London

Genre

  • Incunabula--England--London--1480
  • Bookplates (Provenance)--DLC

Notes

  • -  A version of the popular English chronicle Brute of England, continued to the year 1461. Cf. F.W.D. Brie. Geschichte und Quellen der mittelenglischen Prosachronik The Brute of England oder The Chronicles of England. Marburg, 1905.
  • -  Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 561
  • -  Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, C-477 (pt. 1) (variations)
  • -  Copinger, W.A. Supplement to Hain's Repertorium bibliographicum, 5000 (pt. 1)
  • -  Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, 6670 (pt. 1) (variations)
  • -  Duff, E.G. Fifteenth century English books, 97
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  LC copy: initials and paragraph marks supplied in red.
  • -  LC copy: Provenance: Book-plate: Freeling, Francis. Has bookplate of Earl of Carysfort, Elton Hall, 1889, 1894 mounted on front paste-down. Signed binding by Leighton. For binding and and other provenance, cf. Ricci. Census of Caxtons, 29; 2.
  • -  LAC ael 2021-05-20 update (1 card)

Medium

  • [182] leaves (the first leaf (wanting) and leaf [9] (supplied) blank). 24.9 cm. (fol.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Incun. 1480 .C5
  • Incun. 1480 .C5 Copy 2 Copy 2. One leaf only. Issued with: Jackson, Holbrook. William Caxton. London : William H. Robinson Limited, 1933 (LC record 96-173765).

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 48033232

Online Format

  • pdf
  • image

Additional Metadata Formats

IIIF Presentation Manifest

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Chicago citation style:

Caxton, William, Approximately Or 1492, Printer, John Leighton, Francis Freeling, William Proby Carysfort, Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, and John Davis Batchelder Collection. Chronicles of England. Westminster, William Caxton, 10 June, 1480. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/48033232/.

APA citation style:

Caxton, W., Leighton, J., Freeling, F., Carysfort, W. P., Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection & John Davis Batchelder Collection. (1480) Chronicles of England. Westminster, William Caxton, 10 June. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/48033232/.

MLA citation style:

Caxton, William, Approximately Or 1492, Printer, et al. Chronicles of England. Westminster, William Caxton, 10 June, 1480. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/48033232/>.