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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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Copyright Status:
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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, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, P-118
Copinger, W.A. Supplement to Hain's Repertorium bibliographicum, 6110
Proctor, R. Index to the early printed books in the British Museum, 9706
Duff, E.G. Fifteenth century English books, 340
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (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.

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