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Abbreuiamentum statuto[rum].

Additional Title(s):

Laws, etc.

[London] : Richard Pynson, 9 Oct. 1499.
Physical Description:
[7], clxxxviij, [1] leaves ; 15 cm. (8vo)
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KD140 A2 1499
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BAC copy bound in contemporary calf, rebacked, having on both covers stamped in blind a panel depicting a flagellation, bordered by a floral design.
Title from colophon. It reads: Explicit abbreuiamentum statuto[rum] ...
Leaf 2 (recto) reads: Incipit tabula huius libri ...
In law French and Latin.
Signatures: [pi]⁸a-z⁸&⁴
On colophon is Pynson's first woodcut device (McKerrow 3).
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, A-4
Proctor, R. Index to the early printed books in the British Museum, 9795
Duff, E.G. Fifteenth century English books, 376
Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, 5
Grolier Club. Fifty-five books printed before 1525 (1968), 44
Selected exhibitions: "Fifty-five Books Printed before 1525: Representing the Works of England's First Printers, an Exhibition from the Collection of Paul Mellon" (Grolier Club, 17 January-3 March 1968).
Subject Terms:
Eliot, John -- Autograph.
Incunabula in Yale Library.
Law -- Great Britain.
Portman, Henricus -- Autograph.
Pynson, Richard, d. 1530.

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