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The Resource Policronicon

Policronicon

Label
Policronicon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Illus. t.p. printed in red and black with additional coloring of brown, red and green added by hand
  • In double columns; black-letter; initials; side-notes
  • Hidgen's work, divided into seven books and extending to the year 1348, was originally written in Latin. The present English translation was made by John de Trevisa, who continued it to 1357. The eighth book, 1358-1460, was added by Caxton, who in 1482 printed the work from Trevisa's translation, revising the antiquited text. This continuation is of interest as being the only original work of any magnitude from his pen. cf. Blades, Life and typography of William Caxton, v. 2, p. 125
  • The first book comprises a brief description of the countries of the known world, and a more particular account of Great Britain
  • Bound in sprinkled calf with gold tooled compartments on spine ; a.e.g
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
49 p. l., 346 (i.e. 347) numb. 1 wdct.
Lccn
03009417
Note
  • Signatures: aa6, bb-hh6(hh6 blank wanting), a-y8, z6, A-S8, T6, U-X7 (X8 wanting)
  • STC 13440?
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02636330
  • ucoclc2636330
Label
Policronicon
Publication
Note
  • Illus. t.p. printed in red and black with additional coloring of brown, red and green added by hand
  • In double columns; black-letter; initials; side-notes
  • Hidgen's work, divided into seven books and extending to the year 1348, was originally written in Latin. The present English translation was made by John de Trevisa, who continued it to 1357. The eighth book, 1358-1460, was added by Caxton, who in 1482 printed the work from Trevisa's translation, revising the antiquited text. This continuation is of interest as being the only original work of any magnitude from his pen. cf. Blades, Life and typography of William Caxton, v. 2, p. 125
  • The first book comprises a brief description of the countries of the known world, and a more particular account of Great Britain
  • Bound in sprinkled calf with gold tooled compartments on spine ; a.e.g
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
49 p. l., 346 (i.e. 347) numb. 1 wdct.
Lccn
03009417
Note
  • Signatures: aa6, bb-hh6(hh6 blank wanting), a-y8, z6, A-S8, T6, U-X7 (X8 wanting)
  • STC 13440?
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02636330
  • ucoclc2636330

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