CAXTON, William - Higden, Ranulf (Ranulphus). Polycronicon. (Polychronicon). (AN ORIGINAL LEAF - 1482)

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AUTHOR: CAXTON, William - Higden, Ranulf (Ranulphus). 

TITLE: Polycronicon. (Polychronicon).

PUBLISHER: [Westminster]: William Caxton, 1482.

DESCRIPTION: A single folio leaf, 26.8 cm x 19.3 cm,  from Liber Quintus, 40 lines and headline, black letter, rubricated in red.

CONDITION: Ink annotations to outer margin in an early hand, early paper repair to foredge of verso, overall VERY GOOD.

REFERENCE: [BMC XI, 127; Goff H-267; HC 8659; STC 13483; Bod-inc H-121; Pforzheimer 490].

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: William Caxton was the first of the 15th C. printers to publish in English. In 1938 The Book Club of California had issued a leaf book, limited to 297 copies, each containing a leaf from the Polycronicon.