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Creator:
William, of Tyre, Archbishop of Tyre, approximately 1130-approximately 1190.
Title(s):

Here begynneth the boke intituled Eracles, and also of Godefrey of Boloyne, the whiche speketh of the conquest of the holy londe of Jherusalem ...

Additional Title(s):

Historia rerum in partibus transmarinis gestarum. English, 1481.

Published/Created:
Westmester [London, England] : William Caxton, 20 Nov. 1481.
Physical Description:
[144] leaves ; 27 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
D152 W5 1481
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC copy is the one described in the Grolier Club catalogue.
BAC copy imperfect: 130 of 144 leaves present. Incomplete signature (a⁶) is bound in at end, followed by 4-leaf signature b. Lacking are leaves I₁, I₈, 5₇, 5₈, 11₁, 11₈, all of signature 17, a1 and a2.
Leaf b4 ends: Here endeth the table of the content and chapytres nombred of this present book entitled the siege and conqueste of Jherusalem by cristen men.
Translated from the French by William Caxton.
Some initial letters are rubricated.
Grolier Club. Fifty-five books printed before 1525 (1968), 7
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, G-316.
Copinger, W.A. Supplement to Hain's Repertorium bibliographicum, 3684.
Proctor, R. Index to the early printed books in the British Museum, 9641.
Duff, E.G. Fifteenth century English books, 164.
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), 13175.
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:
Brereton, Joseph -- Autograph.
Caxton, William, approximately 1422-1491 or 1492 -- Publisher.
Crusades -- First, 1096-1099.
Dysart, Earl of -- Provenance.
Godfrey, of Bouillon, approximately 1060-1100.
Hayward, John -- Provenance.
Incunabula in Yale Library.
London, Richard -- Provenance.
Page, John -- Provenance.
Contributors:
Caxton, William, approximately 1422-1491 or 1492.
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