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Diues & pauper.

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Dives and pauper.

[London] : Emprentyd by ... Wyken de Worde, at Westmonstre, 3 Dec. 1496.
Physical Description:
[392] p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
BV4655 D58 1496
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British Art Center copy is the one described in the Grolier Club catalogue. It has 195 out of 196 leaves; the final leaf is wanting. Conjugates r3 and r6 are misbound as x3 and x6; conversely x3 and x6 are bound in place of r3 and r6.
Woodcut t.p.
Sometimes attributed to Henry Parker (cf. DNB & CBEL) but probably not by him (cf. STC & Richardson).
A dialogue on the Ten commandments, with an introductory section entitled "Of holy pouerte."
Colophon reads: "Here endeth a compendyouse treatyse dyalogue of Diues and Pauper ..."
Grolier Club. Fifty-five books printed before 1525 (1968), 20
Goff P-118
Hain-Copinger 6110
Proctor 9706
Duff 340
STC (2nd ed.) 19213
Richardson, H.G. "Dives and pauper." Library, v. 15, no. 1 (June 1934), p. 31-37.
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:
Conduct of life -- Early works to 1800.
Dialogues, English.
Gott, William, 1797-1863 -- Bookplate.
Incunabula in Yale Library.
Perrin, Charles William Dyson, 1864-1958 -- Bookplate.
Ten commandments.
Worde, Wynkyn de, d. 1534? -- Printer.

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