Thus endeth the legende, named in latyn Lege[n]da aurea that is to saye in englysshe the golden legende. ...
|Uniform Title:||Legenda aurea. English|
Imprynted at London :
In Flete strete at the sygne of the sonne, by Wynkyn de Worde,
|Physical Description:||liiii; CCC.lxxxiiii leaves : ill. (woodcuts) ; 28 cm (fol.)|
|Place of Publication:|
England -- London.
|Bibliographical reference number:|
|General note:||A translation, probably by William Caxton, based in part on the French translation of Jean de Vignay.|
Anonymous. By Jacobus de Voragine.
Caption title, A2r: The lyfe of Adam.
Folio liiii which has final leaf of 'tabula' is followed by 'Folio primo The aduent of our lorde' (caption title) beginning new foliation on a1r.
Signatures: A-F⁸ G⁶ a-z⁸ &⁸ [rum]⁸ [con]⁸ 2a-2y⁸.
Title from colophon, which continues: ... Finysshed the. xxvii. daye of August, the yere of our lord. M.CCCCC.xxvii. the. xix. yere of the regne of our souerayne lorde kynge Henry the eyght. Imprynted at London in Flete strete at the sygne of the sonne, by Wynkyn de Worde.
|Citation / References note:||ESTC, S111988|
STC (2nd ed.), 24880
|Immediate source of acquisition note:|
Bequest; William Grylls; 1863.
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