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Creator:
Gerardus, de Vliederhoven, active 14th century.
Title(s):

Thus endeth the prologue of this book named. Cordʻyal. Whiche treteth of the four last and final thinges that ben to come. ...

Additional Title(s):

Al ingratitude vtterly settyng apart, we owe to calle to our myndes the manyfolde gyftes of grace

Al ingratitude utterly settyng apart, we owe to calle to our mynes the manyfolde gyftes of grace

This present tretys is deuided in four principal parties

This present tretys is devided in four principal parties

Memorare nouissima et in eternum non peccabis. Ecclesiastici. septimo capitulo

Memorare novissima et in eternum non peccabis. Ecclesiastici. septimo capitulo

First parte of the four last thinges

Four last things

Cordiale quattuor novissimorum. English

Published/Created:
[Westminster, London, England] : ... Which book was deliuered to me William Caxton ..., ... fiinisshed on the euen of thannunciacion of our said bilissid Lady fallyng on the wednesday the xxiiij daye of Marche. In the xix yeer of Kying Edwarde the fourthe [24 Mar. 1479]
Physical Description:
[156] p. ; 28 cm. (fol.)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
BT820 .G47 1479+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
A translation by Anthony Woodville, Earl Rivers (named on [K]4v) of the French version by Jean Miélot of "Cordiale quattuor novissimorum", which is sometimes attributed to Denis le Chartreux and to Gerardus de Vliederhoven.
Edited by William Caxton.
Title from [A]4v. Opening words of text, [A]2r, "aL ingratitude vtterly settyng apart, we owe to calle to our myndes the manyfolde gyftes of grace .". [A]3r begins "tHis present tretys is deuided in four principal parties ."; [A]4r begins "mEmorare nouissima et in eternum non peccabis. Ecclesiastici. septimo capitulo."; text proper begins on [A]5r: "tHe first parte of the four last thinges."
Publication date from [K]5v; Caxton is named on [K]4v.
Signatures: [1]-[9]⁸ [10]⁶ ([1]1, [10]6 blank).
The first leaf and the last leaf are blank.
Capital spaces with guide letters.
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, C-907
Copinger, W.A. Supplement to Hain's Repertorium bibliographicum, 5714
Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, 7536
Illustrated ISTC (2nd edition), ic00907000
Ricci, S. de. A census of Caxtons 33
Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 559
Duff, E.G. Fifteenth century English books, 109
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), 5758
Needham, P. Printer & the pardoner, Cx 34
English short title catalogue, S106511
BAC: British Art Center copy is not described in De Ricci. Leaves 1-5, 7 are laminated. Leaf 6 supplied in manuscript. Includes 3 leaves of a 13th/14th century illuminated manuscript bound as flyleaves at end (Psalms 97-99, out of order, 104). Bound in 19th century blind-tooled leather.
Subject Terms:
Eschatology -- Early works to 1800.
Incunabula in Yale Library.
Contributors:
Denis, the Carthusian, 1402-1471.
Gerardus, de Vliederhoven, active 14th century.
Rivers, Anthony Woodville, Earl, 1442?-1483.
Caxton, William, approximately 1422-1491 or 1492, printer.
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