AUTHOR: CAXTON, William ( Jacobus de Voragine ).
TITLE: The Golden Legend or Lives of the Saints.
PUBLISHER: Westminster: Wynkyn De Worde, 1493.
DESCRIPTION: The Life of Saint Savien. Original leaf (fol. cclvi), double column, 44 lines and headline, 25 cm x 18.5 cm.
CONDITION: Clean and bright, early repair to part of gutter on verso, overall A NICE EXAMPLE.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The Golden Legend, the first printed book in English to contain any portion of the Bible. The Golden Legend includes the Pentateuch and much of the Gospels. It was the principle source of the Bible in English until the first English Bible was printed a century later.