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Policronicon [microform]

Higden, Ranulf; Caxton, William
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[Ended the thyrtenth daye of Apryll the tenth yere of the regne of kyng Harry the seuenth. And of the incarnacyon of our lord: M.CCCC.lxxxxv. Enprynted at Westmestre : By Wynkyn Theworde, [1495 (13 April)]]
Language
English
Uniform Title
Polycronicon English
Variant Title
Grete thankynges laude and honour we merytoryously ben bounde to yelde and offre unto wryters of hystoryes.
Grete thankynges laude and honour we merytoryously ben bounde to yelde and offre vnto wryters of hystoryes.
Polycronicon.
Series
Early English Books, 1475-1640
Description
[50], CCCxxxvi, CCCxxxvi-CCCxlvi, [1] leaves : music.
Notes
  • An English translation by John Trevisa, who is named on R6r.
  • Book 5 begins new register; foliation is continuous.
  • Edited and with a continuation by William Caxton, who is named on R6r. The continuation is reprinted from "The chronicles of England", STC 9991.
  • Imprint from colophon.
  • Includes index.
  • Leaf i, last word is "englisshe". Variant: earlier (trial?) setting, last word "englysshe".
  • Opening of text, 2a2: gRete thankynges laude and honour we merytoryously ben bounde to yelde and offre vnto wryters of hystoryes ..
  • Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
  • Signatures: 2a 2b-2h⁶; a-y z⁶; A-S T⁶ V-X.
  • The author, Ranulf Higden, is named on the colophon page.
  • The last leaf bears a printer's mark.
  • The title is xylographic.
  • The woodcut music, the first musical notation printed in England, occurs on p. n5r.
  • With a title-page woodcut.
Reproduction Notes
Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1938. 1 microfilm reel; 35 mm (Early English books, 1475-1640; 13:07).
Series Statement
Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 13:7
Other Forms
Also available online.
Cited in
Duff 173.
Hain-Copinger 8660.
STC (2nd ed.) 13439.
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    a| Edited and with a continuation by William Caxton, who is named on R6r. The continuation is reprinted from "The chronicles of England", STC 9991.
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    a| Imprint from colophon.
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    a| Opening of text, 2a2: gRete thankynges laude and honour we merytoryously ben bounde to yelde and offre vnto wryters of hystoryes ..
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