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Creator:
Jacobus, de Voragine, approximately 1229-1298.
Title(s):

The golden legend.

Additional Title(s):

Legenda aurea. English.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for the Holbein society by Wyman & sons, 1878.
Physical Description:
51 p., [62] leaves ; 40 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A B 8
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in blind- and gold-stamped maroon publisher's cloth.
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"--Preface.
Subject Terms:
Holbein Society -- Publisher.
Saints -- Legends.
Wyman & Son -- Printer.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1878.
Contributors:
Caxton, William, approximately 1422-1491 or 1492.
Ellis, Frederick Startridge, 1830-1901.
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