Book/Printed Material The golden legende.

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Title

  • The golden legende.

Names

  • Jacobus, de Voragine, approximately 1229-1298.
  • Caxton, William, approximately 1422-1491 or 1492, printer.
  • Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Westminster, William Caxton [after 20 Nov. 1483]

Headings

  • -  Christian saints--Legends--Early works to 1800
  • -  England--London

Genre

  • Incunabula--England--London--1483

Notes

  • -  Title extracted from explicit (leaf ccccxliiiia).
  • -  Translated by Caxton.
  • -  Signatures: pi⁶ a-z⁸ [et]⁸ [us]⁶ A-V⁸ X⁶ Y³ 2a-2f⁸ 2g⁶ 2h-2i⁸ 2k⁶.
  • -  Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 566
  • -  Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, J-148
  • -  Copinger, W.A. Supplement to Hain's Repertorium bibliographicum, 6472 (449 leaves)
  • -  Ricci, S. de. Census of Caxtons, 98; 27 (?)
  • -  Duff, E.G. Fifteenth century English books, 408
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  LC copy imperfect: pi3-4, pi6 and B4 supplied in facsimile. Initials supplied in red.

Medium

  • [6], ccccxliiii [i.e. ccccxlii], [1] leaves (the first and last blank, wanting). woodcuts: illus. 33.6 cm. (fol.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Incun. X .J185
  • Incun. X .J185 Copy 2 Copy 2. 36 cm. Imperfect: about a third of the text wanting; some missing leaves supplied from the 2nd ed. (Goff J-149). Not listed in de Ricci. Initials and paragraph marks supplied in red. Numerous notes, flourishes, and designs.

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 48043527

Online Format

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  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Jacobus, De Voragine, Approximately, William Caxton, and Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. The Golden Legende. [Westminster, William Caxton after 20 Nov, 1483] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/48043527/.

APA citation style:

Jacobus, D. V., Caxton, W. & Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. (1483) The Golden Legende. [Westminster, William Caxton after 20 Nov] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/48043527/.

MLA citation style:

Jacobus, De Voragine, Approximately, William Caxton, and Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. The Golden Legende. [Westminster, William Caxton after 20 Nov, 1483] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/48043527/>.